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Why aren't we sterilizing N95 masks?

Please forgive the obvious question. H2O2 vapor sterilization is deadly for the layperson but should be workable for hospitals. I can't find the small Chinese study I read the other day about it. ...
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Disinfecting laundry — that of a likely COVID patient, or of any other possibly-infectious individual

Clothing can probably spread fungal infections (e.g. athlete's foot) from person to person. There's not a lot of evidence that clothing can spread bacterial infections. But Bloomfield et al. quote ...
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Does bleach have to be diluted to be more effective to kill virus?

This page Bleach claims Bleach is more effective at killing germs when diluted than when used straight out of the bottle. this other page (Spanish) Alcohol and Bleach are more effective against ...
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COVID-19 disinfection with ultraviolet

Even CDC site does not seem to mention uv as a method of sterilization. The only authoritative source of uv disinfection of COVID type virus I found was in 'https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/...