Tag Archives: COVID-19

STERILUCENT GRANTED EMERGENCY USE AUTHORIZATION TO REPROCESS RESPIRATORS

Hydrogen peroxide process enables safe mask reuse April 21, 2020: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted Sterilucent, Inc. (Minneapolis, MN), an Emergency Use Authorization to allow the emergency use of the SterilucentTM HC 80TT Vaporized Hydrogen Peroxide Sterilizer for decontaminating single-use compatible N95 and N95-equivalent respirators. Test results have demonstrated that filtering facepiece respirators may be reprocessed for use during the COVID-19 pandemic in the ...

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ASCA 2020 Postponed Due to COVID-19

April 1, 2020 — Out of concern for the health and safety of all members and supporters of the ASC community amid the coronavirus pandemic, the ASCA 2020 Conference and Expo in Orlando scheduled for May 13-16 is officially postponed. Please be assured that we are evaluating all our options to reschedule ASCA 2020 and will provide you with an ...

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SGNA 2020 is still a go… for now

NEW DATES ANNOUNCED The health and safety of our conference attendees and industry partners is of the utmost importance to the SGNA Board of Directors and management staff. It is our goal to create a healthy and safe environment where our attendees and industry partners can enjoy the 2020 Annual Course with confidence and derive value from their experiences. Based ...

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DDW 2020 cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns

DDW 2020 and all associated events, scheduled for May 2-5, 2020, in Chicago, have been cancelled. While we are disappointed to miss the science, education, and networking that are hallmarks of DDW, we must focus on the health and safety of our community. Thank you for your patience as we evaluated the status of DDW in light of the rapidly ...

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ESGE and ESGENA position statement on gastrointestinal endoscopy and the COVID-19 pandemic

The outbreak of COVID-19 disease due to the SARS-CoV-2 virus has recently spread from its original cluster in Hubei province, China throughout the world, and has been declared to be a pandemic by the World Health Organization. Europe is severely affected with an exponential increase of number of COVID-19 cases and deaths. The European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) and ...

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