Most PPE is not reusable it seems.
In fact "disposable" everything is a terrible idea for the world as whole.
All makes it prohibitively expensive.
Unlikely. As these "choices" don't rest with patients and treating doctors anymore.
We patients and doctors and taxpayers just pay the bills.
While you are at home, just look around and check how many things around you (daily use) have easily replaceable non exclusive components. How any can be repaired by you. And then you will see that you are LOCKED IN.
Does that make you claustrophobic?
Welcome to 21st century.