Amidst claims of negligence, the FDA is finally moving to ban powdered surgical gloves.

Source: FDA Moves to Ban Most Powdered Surgical Gloves – ABC News

Read more about the risks posed by powdered surgical gloves at the Washington Post.

Do more by estimating how many gloves are used each day in the United States. Consider all examinations, surgeries, and injections. Also consider the number of doctor’s offices, hospitals, and medical centers. Given that scale, how much of an impact will this decision have?

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