Strategies for Managing Acute Shortages of PPE during the COVID-19 Pandemic

24 Nov. 2021; This guidance provides considerations and a series of options that can be used to inform country strategies to minimise risk associated with shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE). Re-use and reprocessing of single use PPE must be a last-resort temporary measure that is implemented only until stocks are replenished (2).This remains an area of active research and further updates to this evidence base are anticipated.