A majority of US nurses have never had a COVID-19 test, and have had to re-use PPE like face masks, according to a survey of 23,000

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The majority of nurses have had to re-use single use PPE and have never been tested for the coronavirus, according to a survey of 23,000 nurses by the largest US nursing union. 87% of respondents said they have had to reuse single-use equipment. 84% said they have never been tested. Many also said their skin or clothing has been exposed while treating virus patients. PPE shortages have sparked protests from nurses, and some have made makeshift replacements from trash bags and swim goggles. Visit Business Insider’s home page for more stories.

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