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FDA: No More KN-95 Respirators (and No Advanced Notice or Transition Period)

Is your dental office using KN-95 respirators? If yes, read on! As if keeping up with the barrage of changes in guidelines hasn’t been challenging enough throughout the COVID-19 pandemic the FDA is here to ‘help’ one more time (and you have no time to prepare unless you heeded my warning from this past Spring when I predicted this situation). The FDA announced the revocation of the agency’s Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for KN-95 respirators effective July 6th, 2021. In other words you can no longer get by using KN-95s, which may not be a problem for those of you...

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