ECRI testing reveals hospital gown risks for staff


New analyses by US patient safety organisation ECRI show that more than 50 percent of the disposable isolation gowns it tested failed to meet standard levels of protection, putting healthcare workers at risk of exposure to bloodborne or other pathogens, as well as SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

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