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Research Shows a Way to Sanitize N95 Masks at Home – You Just Need an Electric Cooker – ScienceAlert

Researchers at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign say this new method can help hospital workers safely disinfect their N95 respirators.

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Rice cookers and crockpots aren’t just handy kitchen tools. A study found they may also be an effective way to sanitize N95 respirators — coronavirus-fighting tools for healthcare workers that have been in short supply.
Researchers at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign found that 50 minutes of dry heat in an electric cooker can kill four types of viruses on N95 respirators, including a coronavirus. 
According to a video the researchers published on how to properly disinfect with an e…

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