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'It feels like a war zone': Doctors and nurses plead for N95 masks on social media

By The New York Times  
   March 20, 2020

An intensive-care nurse in Illinois was told to make a single-use mask last for five days. An emergency room doctor in California said her colleagues had started storing dirty masks in plastic containers  to use again later with different patients. A pediatrician in Washington State, trying to make her small stock last, has been spraying each mask with alcohol after use, until it breaks down.

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