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Department of Defense COVID-19 Initiatives to Address the Shortage of Medical Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Respirators

DSIAC staff collected information and the proper contacts related to several DoD initiatives addressing the production of PPE, respirators, ventilators, and other medical equipment in support of the COVID-19 pandemic response. Information and the pertinent…

Reusable Protective Face Masks With Antimicrobial Copper Mesh-Based Filters

DSIAC was asked about the development of tactical and surgical/medical reusable face masks that use Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-approved copper mesh antimicrobial filters. DSIAC coordinated with the developer to obtain references on the effectiveness of…

Using Short-Wavelength Ultraviolet (UV-C) as a COVID-19 Decontamination Solution

DSIAC reached out to subject matter experts working in the federal government and received information on efforts to study UV-C lighting as a possible antimicrobial solution for decontaminating aircraft cabin areas and laboratories. The acquired…