Topic: COVID-19 (2)


Reuse of respiratory masks during the COVID-19 pandemic

Respiratory masks are clearly designed for single-use only but hospitals worldwide are facing an emergency due to shortages of personal protective gear while treating COVID-19 patients. Currently many customers are reaching out for guidance on how to reprocess respiratory masks, even though neither the masks, nor the sterilizers, are intended for this purpose. Considering customers forced into exceptional circumstances during COVID-19 public health emergency, Getinge has outlined guidelines based on evidence on how to best reprocess.

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Getinge enters partnership with Scania

Getinge has signed a temporary agreement with Scania CV AB on personnel support during 2020. Until year-end, Getinge will temporary hire a limited number of Scania personnel to support the needed ramp up of ventilator production at Getinge’s production site in Solna, Sweden.

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