The Personal Protective Equipment Crisis: To Save or to Build. By: Thomasian, Nicole M.; Garimella, Roja; Adashi, Eli Y. American Journal of Public Health. Aug2020, Vol. 110 Issue 8, p1165-1166. 2p.

The authors discuss shortages in personal protective equipment (PPE) in  the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic. They state the World  Health Organization believes production of PPE would need to increase  by up to 40 percent to meet anticipated volumes for patients and  medical personnel during the pandemic. They suggest that improved  telehealth capabilities, curbside drive-ins, and at-home testing kits.  They talk about the possibility of new technological innovations due to  the pandemic.