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The latest South Carolina Public Radio News reports on the spread of the coronavirus and efforts to fight it.

Stretching the Supply of N95 Masks

South Carolina Public Radio

With personal protective equipment in short supply, researchers are figuring out how to fill in the gaps and stretch supplies. 

One researcher at Clemson University is developing new methods to clean and sanitize medical masks that healthcare providers use.

Dr. Mark Johson, professor of material science and engineering, and director of the Center for Advanced Manufacturing at Clemson, joins Vince Kolb-Lugo to discuss ways to cleanse N95 masks as well as how the coronavirus has impacted manufacturers in South Carolina.