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Hazmat suit for Covid-19?

Now before you start a rant that covid-19 is airborne and not spread by sweat or blood, I need you to understand that I am frequently touching objects (ie: furniture) in a place that houses more than ...
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how to test the effectiveness of a mask concept, that creates artificial distance

Distance is seen as a very good precaution against COVID-19. If we all could breath in at a hight of say 2 meters and breath out a a hight of 50 cm, then we could stand right next to each other and ...
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Disinfecting N95 for reuse using steam [duplicate]

I'm trying to find good ways to disinfect and reuse N95 respirators at home. From this article https://www.webmd.com/lung/news/20200709/study-sterilize-n95-masks-with-a-microwave it's apparently ...
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Are there studies about the use of N95/FFP2 masks in less contaminated areas?

All studies I read about face masks mainly focus on highly contaiminated areas like intensive care units. In groceries stores, universities etc. the level of harmful aerosols in the air is much lower ...
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Is there a history of a country stealing medical supplies? [closed]

Today the Whitehouse asked 3M to stop shipments to Canada for protection from SARS-Cov2. That seems like a bad idea because Canada could retaliate by cutting off water, electricity, oil, natural gas ...
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How can you determine whether a surgical mask is real or fake?

There are lots of surgical masks being sold online rather than traditional outlets such as home improvement shops and chemists. How do you ascertain it is likely to be a real mask that provides ...
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What other DIY solutions might be better than mask and face shield for medical staff to prevent being infected?

Coronavirus: Hong Kong doctor who monitored travellers at airport among 39 new Covid-19 cases Doctor’s infection prompts health authorities to review guidelines on protective gear for medical staff ...