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Husted: Battelle awaiting FDA approval to deploy mask-sterilizing technology

Columbus Business First

Posted by Eleanor Kennedy on Mar 27, 2020

Columbus-based research giant Battelle is close to deploying machines that will sterilize masks and allow healthcare workers to reuse them as demand grows amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Ohio Lt. Gov. Jon Husted said Friday.

He said approval from the Food and Drug Administration, the necessary final step before the technology can be put to use, could come as soon as Friday evening.

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