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Coronavirus: Deaconess asks public to sew medical face masks
Shortages of specialized masks moved federal health officials this month to liberalize their recommendations about which face protection front line health-care workers should use to ward off the highly contagious disease stemming from coronavirus.

“Prior to modern disposable masks, washable fabric masks were standard use for hospitals,” said Dawn Rogers, MSN, RN, FNP-C, Patient Safety & Infection Prevention Office in a release to media.  “We will be able to sterilize these masks and use them repeatedly as needed. While it’s less than ideal, we want to do our best to protect our staff and patients during this pandemic.” 
facemasks  covid-19  shortages  pandemics  medicine  emergency 
15 days ago by jm
Irish eyes aren't smiling as iPhone 3GS supplies constrained
'Facing customer complaints - one customer has waited three weeks for their new iPhone - O2 firmly pinned the blame on Apple, "There has been unprecedented demand for the new iPhone 3GS since it went on sale in June, not just in Ireland but around the world. We continue to work with Apple to ensure frequent deliveries of stock into Ireland,” an O2 spokesman said.'
ireland  iphone  stock  3gs  o2  shortages 
august 2009 by jm
o2.ie's iPhone stock levels
massive shortages of iPhones in Ireland; this forum thread is apparently the most reliable way to determine if you'll be able to get your hands on one (via Keith)
via:keith-brady  phones  iphone  apple  o2  ireland  shortages  drought  forums 
july 2009 by jm

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