Researchers develop novel disinfection process for N95 respirators

A multidisciplinary team developed a process that uses vaporized hydrogen peroxide, or VHP, to disinfect N95 respirators, according to a paper published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons.During previous pandemics as well as the current COVID-19 pandemic, researchers have developed disinfection processes for N95 respirators with “encouraging results” — such as ultraviolet germicidal irradiation — but the only disinfection processes approved by the FDA use VHP, according to Julie Grossman, MD, a surgical resident at Washington University School ofRead More

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