Beyond the PPE shortage: Improperly fitting personal protective equipment and COVID-19 transmission among Health Care Professionals

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Hosp Pract (1995). 2020 Jul 26. doi: 10.1080/21548331.2020.1802172. Online ahead of print.

ABSTRACT

Three cases of improperly fitting masks in health care professionals (HCP) in a New Jersey hospital may have contributed to their eventual COVID-19 infection. These cases raise the important issue of improperly fitting personal protective equipment (PPE).

PMID:32713215 | DOI:10.1080/21548331.2020.1802172

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