Ways to make new PPE locally and reuse old ones

In our university engineers working with micro lab and physicians to provide locally made PPE, sterilize used ones with UV light and other methods for reuse.
What are your thoughts about this?

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I am not sure of the legitimacy of this but this is an article from Stanford that is currently making the rounds. https://m.box.com/shared_item/https%3A%2F%2Fstanfordmedicine.box.com%2Fv%2Fcovid19-PPE-1-1

Key take away from the article
“70C /158F heating in an oven (not your home oven) for30min, or hot water vapor from boiling water for 10 min, are additional effective decontamination methods.”

There are many small animal veterinary hospitals that are having to close or restrict work to urgent and emergency cases only. They are hurting financially as a result, and may be reluctant to donate PPE. However, if hospitals could offer fair market value for their gowns, gloves (nitrile and surgical), ear loop masks, N95 masks (we don’t use these a ton, but you never know), and face shields, it could be a real win-win for both parties. Hospitals get PPE they need, vet facilities can liquidate some inventory for cash flow.

I am a critical care physician. I am home-manufacturing PAPR masks and can provide to anyone who needs them.

MGH has started using a re-use policy post sterilization procedure-> A low dose hydrogen peroxide vapor method will be used to inactivate viruses and bacterial spores on the used N95 respirators using Battelle (https://www.battelle.org/inb/battelle-critical-care-decontamination-system-for-covid19)

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