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Coimbatore-based textile manufacturer develops chlorine-enriched, reusable PPE kits
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Surge in marine plastic waste as people discard PPE used to ward off Covid-19
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Some miscreants deliberately threw PPE kits outside Gautam Budh Nagar's CMO office
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COVID-19: Lucknow's start-up company develops disinfection machine for N95 masks, PPE kits
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Hair salon prepares for opening with new Covid-19 safety measures
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Mangaluru bus conductor wears PPE kit to protect himself from COVID-19
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Nurses On The COVID-19 Frontline Are Struggling To Get PPE, PTO, And Tests
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Will take strict action who threw PPE kit outside district hospital: CMO GautamBuddha Nagar
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COVID-19: Security guards at HP State Secretariat demand PPE kits
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Belfast PPE store sees new demand from resuming healthcare services
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COVID-19: CM Soren thanks TATA TRUSTS for its assistance
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Junior doctor launches auction to raise funds to plug PPE gaps
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UK bean bag firm produces NHS PPE
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PHIA Foundation donates PPEs kits worth Rs 1.5 crore to Jharkhand for COVID-19 fight
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Public support a boost during dispiriting PPE problems, leading nurse says
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Flight carrying PPE from China arrives in Bournemouth
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U.S. graduates turn regalia into PPE; Wear the cap, donate the gown
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Masks made under inspection of Deputy First Minister
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India coronavirus: Officials sorry after video shows bodies flung into pitThe video shows workers in PPE kits tossing bodies wrapped in black garbage bags into deep pits.
Mumbai: 17-year-old distributes PPE kits, grains, sanitisers to needy with pocket moneyThe teenager decided to proceed with the initiative after hearing the news of medical staff and policemen dying due to the deadly virus.
Coronavirus: Manufacturing sector may not recover until 2022 despite pivot to PPE, report claims'Though sobering, this detailed analysis is vital to understand how businesses can rebuild,' say Make UK and Santander
States, UTs have to optimally utilise PPE kits given for doctors, nurses: Centre to HCThe Centre has told the Delhi high court that it has provided personal protective equipment (PPE) kits and N 95 masks to states and union territories as per their requirement and it is upto them to..
Indian Railways manufactured 1.91 lakh PPE gowns, 66.4 kl sanitizer, 7.33 lakh masks till June 24As many as 1.91 lakh PPE gowns, 66.4-kilo sanitizer and 7.33 lakh masks have been manufactured by Indian Railways till June 24.
Supply outstrips demand, PPE prices crashPPE kit prices of 100 GSM (gross square metre) have crashed in select markets to Rs 168 apiece from Rs 600 a few weeks ago, and those of RT-PCR testing kits have dropped to Rs 600 from nearly Rs 1,700..
CBI alerts police in states about racketeers selling fake hand sanitiser using methanolThe CBI has alerted the police in all the states and Union territories and other law-enforcement agencies about an Interpol input warning about racketeers selling fake hand sanitiser, manufactured..
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Coronavirus: Government faces legal challenge over refusal to hold PPE inquiry after deaths of scores of NHS workers'Now is the time to learn key lessons to enable us to avoid future pitfalls, protect the frontline and ultimately save lives'
Virus simulation exercise exposed 'clear gap' in Scotland's preparedness for outbreak'Amongst frontline staff there is unease at the lack of clarity on PPE availability, training and testing' findings of 2018 exercise state
Investigation at Sheffield care homes after PPE claimsHorizon Care, which runs the homes in Sheffield, said it had always followed government guidance.
HCQ and PPE used together cut Covid risk by 80%: ICMR
Coronavirus: Peter Gough died at Oxford hospital after 'lack of PPE'Emma Gough says hospitals should do more to protect admin staff after her father died.
PPE procured after products pass prescribed test: Govt
'Some PPEs feel like we're wearing plastic rice bags'The WHO guidelines on PPE strike a balance between protection against infection and allowing health workers "ease, dexterity, comfort and minimal heat-associated stress". However, the guidelines framed..
Centre debunks reports claiming low quality of PPEsIt also said that India has significantly ramped up its domestic production capacity of PPEs and N95 masks.
Manufacturing of PPEs, N95 masks ramped up; ensuring quality through stringent protocols: Health ministryIndia has significantly ramped up its production capacity of PPEs and N95 masks with three lakh units each being manufactured daily and their quality is being ensured through stringent protocols, the..
India becomes world's second largest manufacturer of PPE body coveralls: CentreIndia has become the world's second largest manufacturer of personal protective equipment (PPE) body coveralls within a short time span of two months, the government said on Thursday. China is the..
Coronavirus: Volunteers deliver thousands of items of PPESt John Ambulance volunteers in Gosport have delivered 50,000 items of PPE to front line workers.
'Vital' American Academy of Physician Assistants survey outlines coronavirus struggles: A lack of PPE, furloughs and burnoutIn a survey from the American Academy of Physician Assistants, almost 39% of respondents treating COVID-19 patients said they have gone without PPE.
Coronavirus: Official guidance 'waters down' expectations on PPE for workers, warns LabourExclusive: Working people are bearing the brunt of risks, says Andy McDonald
Coronavirus: NHS whistleblowers 'threatened with job loss' for speaking out on PPERevelation comes amid mounting concerns that lack of transparency is preventing life-saving information being openly shared
Face masks on the fly: Las Vegas airport adds PPE vending machinesLas Vegas' McCarran International Airport has added face masks, gloves, hand sanitizer and wipes to its vending machine offerings.
Birmingham City Council 'was sent PPE six years out of date'Birmingham City Council has asked for government reassurance a supply of PPE dated 2014 is safe.
Swiss doctor taps his past to help Zurich meet PPE needsLove led a young Swiss doctor to emigrate to South Africa, his wife's home country. Years later, love for his disabled child brought him back to Switzerland.
AIIMS doctor hailed for risking infection to save life of COVID-19 patientDr Zahid, who works at the critical care division of AIIMS, removed his PPE (goggles and face-shield) in order to re-intubate the patient and save his life.
Coronavirus: Lockdown walk inspired social distancing gamePlayers of the free game must avoid other people and collect PPE and healthy food to gain points.
For Malaysian schoolgirl, homework is sewing PPE gowns to help beat coronavirusFor a nine-year-old Malaysian schoolgirl, the new coronavirus was hard to fathom. But Nur Afia Qistina Zamzuri knew one thing for sure: It was dangerous.
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Coronavirus: PPE masks worth £160k from Salford warehouseThe masks were to be supplied to the NHS, along with councils and care homes, in West Yorkshire.
Coronavirus: Thieves steal £160,000 of PPE meant for NHS workersThieves have stolen £166,000 worth of personal protective equipment (PPE) from a warehouse in Salford overnight, said Greater Manchester Police.
More female NHS staff could die from coronavirus because of wrongly sized PPE, union official warns'At times when we've been in high-risk areas, the mask hasn't felt like it has fitted very well, but I've not had the opportunity to test it. They haven't said why they have stopped testing,' doctor..
WHO guidelines for frontline PPE use designed to protect people, conserve gearAs the coronavirus began to spread around the world, a global shortage of masks and other protective equipment emerged, especially for frontline medical staff.
Coronavirus: Gowns flown in by RAF from Turkey found to be 'unusable' in latest blow for government's PPE strategyMinister admits PPE shipment was not 'good enough' for frontline NHS workers
Coronavirus: Labour MP Nadia Whittome 'sacked' as carer after 'speaking out' about PPE shortages'It is my duty... to be honest about the lack of PPE and testing as this is putting the lives of care workers and those they care for at risk,' says Nadine Whittome
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'Sporadic for you but not sporadic for a lot of other people': Trump contradicts nurse on PPE availabilityA nurse who told Trump PPE availability has been "sporadic" said she's been reusing a N-95 mask "for weeks."
NY doctors count on bikers for deliveries of PPEWith the national supply of personal protective equipment running low, doctors and health professionals are often relying on charities to acquire masks and protective gowns. Teams of motorcyclists in..
BBC rejects government's criticism of PPE Panorama show'Panorama' programme reported vital items of PPE were left out of UK's stockpile
Coronavirus: Lack of PPE caused death of care home nurse who contracted Covid-19, says son'She had no PPE but fearlessly she carried on. That's what killed her.'
'Full PPE attire for healthcare personnel in high-risk work': Govt's new guidelines
Health Ministry guidelines on use of PPEs by non-Covid medical staff
Coronavirus: Buying PPE online for care sector 'like the Wild West'Care agencies fear running out of PPE, but say dealing with online portals can lead them to be scammed.
Coronavirus: VAT suspended for PPE, saving care sector more than £100mSales tax exemption also brought forward for digital newspapers and e-books
PPE 'designed for women' needed on frontlineThe unisex design doesn't fit all women properly, according to many who are working in healthcare.
NGO distributes PPE, masks and gloves to Corona warriors in KolkataThe devastation caused by the coronavirus pandemic has been unprecedented with several countries across the globe struggling to come to terms with the impact of this deadly virus.
Govt must make public details of all purchases made to fight COVID-19: CongressThe Congress has demanded that the government should make public details of all purchases made in the last one month to fight COVID-19, alleging that huge profiteering was being made at this time of..
Bengaluru makes half of India’s PPEs; daily capacity surpasses 1 lakh-mark“Production capacity of coveralls required by medical personnel treating Covid-19 cases in the country has been ramped up to more than 1 lakh per day. Bengaluru has become a major hub for production..
Modi remains in touch with world capitals for global fight against coronavirusThrough the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has maintained a steady stream of diplomatic engagements, pushing for India’s medical needs, ranging from equipment to PPEs and..
Voice sampling leads cops clad in PPE to blind woman’s rapistThe case posed unique challenges for police. First, the survivor couldn’t describe the rapist, apart from his voice. So, police had to get suspects to say the same thing the attacker had told her..
Coronavirus: Married doctors launch legal challenge over government's PPE failures'Every time a healthcare worker becomes hospitalised with Covid-19, it exacts an extraordinary toll on our friends, family and colleagues,' say couple
From building ventilators to making masks, the small firms doing their bit in coronavirus fightMany small and medium-sized businesses have answered call to make PPE and ventilators but some do not believe it should have been left up to them, writes Mark Critchley
PPE pecking order leaves nurses, ward boys at riskIn the midst of the Covid epidemic, complaints pour in about facilities and safety gear for healthcare workers being dependent on hierarchy rather than on the extent to which health personnel face risk..