The CCDS system was used to decontaminate compatible N95 respirators for multiple re-use.
The hope is that healthcare workers would be able to reuse masks for a longer period of time.
The researchers speculate that they have about two weeks to “get it right” and scale up to meet the surge of patients expected to enter hospitals.
The system will allow healthcare professionals to reuse the critical care products up to 20 times during the COVID-19 pandemic.
As the saying goes, if it looks too good to be true, it probably is.