Researchers demonstrate a more effective personal protective equipment strategy for COVID-19Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes News

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Research by the University of Southampton and University Hospital Southampton has demonstrated that a newly-developed respirator hood is a safe form of personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontline healthcare workers and support staff. As well as being preferred by patients and staff to standard facemasks, they provide cost saving opportunities for the NHS and did not face the supply chain issues experienced for single-use PPE early in the pandemic.