Watch: N95 masks are piling up as nurses reuse PPE

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Posted March 2, 2021 at 4:28pm

U.S. manufacturers say they have enough high-filtration respirators like N95 masks in their warehouses for every American adult. A group of mask production companies is calling on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to revise guidance that discourages the general public from getting them.

Watch the video for more on the unused masks, as health care workers throughout the country continue to reuse personal protective equipment.

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