ENDNOTES for Promising Pandemic Protocol
** See notes 7, 8, 10, and 13 for all product information and for mask use/fit instructions. Povidone-iodine usage information is in the main body of the article. “My View: Searching for certainty in the absence of evidence,” Christopher Smiley, DDS, September 16, 2020 https://www.ada.org/en/publications/ada-news/2020-archive/november/my-view-searching-for-certainty-in-the-absence-of-evidence  Examples of organizations recommending the use of povidone-iodine to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
Aerosol Generating Procedures and their Mitigation in International Dental Guidance Documents – A Rapid Review 24 July 2020
ADA COVID-19 Risk Management Guidance, August 2020 (Australia)
“The Use of Povidone Iodine Nasal Spray and Mouthwash During the Current COVID-19 Pandemic May Protect Healthcare Workers and Reduce Cross Infection,” Kirk-Bailey.
“Repurposing 0.5% povidone-iodine solution in otorhinolaryngology practice in Covid 19 pandemic,” Kahn, June 18, 2020.
“The povidone-iodine solution as SARS-CoV-2 prophylaxis for procedures of the upper aerodigestive tract a theoretical framework,” Naqvi, October 27, 2020
“Povidone Iodine (PVP-I) mouth gargle/nasal spray may be the simplest and cost-effective therapeutic antidote for COVID-19 Frontier,” Khalil, July 2020.
“The use of Povidone Iodine nasal spray and mouthwash during the current COVID19 pandemic,” Levi, April 4, 2020.
“The use of Povidone Iodine nasal spray and mouthwash during the current COVID-19 pandemic may protect healthcare workers and reduce cross-infection.” Kirk-Bayley, March 27, 2020.
Clinical Trial – COVID-19: Povidone-Iodine Intranasal Prophylaxis in Front-line Healthcare Personnel and Inpatients
List of other clinical trials studying COVID-19 and povidone-iodine
“In Vitro Efficacy of a Povidone-Iodine Nasal Antiseptic for Rapid Inactivation of SARS-CoV-2,” Frank, September 17, 2020
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamaotolaryngology/fullarticle/2770785.  Formulation for povidone-iodine solution
“UConn Health Researchers Find a Simple Oral Rinse Can Inactivate the COVID-19 Virus,” Chandler, June 18, 2020.
https://today.uconn.edu/2020/06/uconn-health-researchers-find-simple-oral-rinse-can-inactivate-covid-19-virus/  Products for Povidone Iodine Procedure
Below are the products that I purchased for the nasal spray and gargle that meet the requirements recommended by the research I have done.
Link to the nasal atomizer spray bottles:
The correct Betadine® solution. Betadine® makes various products so it is important to get the correct one:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B002C2O5EQ/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_image_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1  The Mask – specifications and instructions for use and fit
3M™ Half Facepiece Respirator Assembly 6291/07002(AAD), Medium, with 3M™ Particulate Filters 2091/07000(AAD), P100 is available from Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01H1FSATY/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
They are available on Amazon and other vendors for about $30, and replacement filters are also available.
The mask comes in three sizes, but tech support at 3M (Cindy’s new best friend) indicated that unless you have an unusually large or small face, the medium will fit most people.
How to Put the Mask On
You should be clean-shaven and have your hair pulled back to ensure a good seal.
Check your seal. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DzIDhYGnDIM and
Check your fit. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kzyV8s_wL1w
Clean after wearing. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aZgrMKODTqg
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/respirator-use-faq.html  One Source for Purchasing a KN95 Mask to Cover the Exhalation Valve
To cover the exhalation valve on the mask, you could cut a piece of a KN95 mask like this one:
Or if you have received one of the masks I have sent out, you can cut one up to make the filter.  Airlines Banning Masks with Exhalation Valves
“American Airlines becomes the final major US carrier to ban masks with valves,” Zach Griff, Aug 13, 2020.
https://thepointsguy.com/news/american-airlines-bans-masks-with-valves/  Goggles Recommended by Dr. Fauci
“Did Dr. Fauci Recommend Wearing Eye Shields, Goggles For Covid-19 Coronavirus?,” Bruce Y. Lee. Jul 30, 2020.
https://www.forbes.com/sites/brucelee/2020/07/30/did-dr-fauci-recommend-wearing-eye-shields-goggles-for-covid-19-coronavirus/?sh=5dbd95ada2ee  One Source for Polycarbonate Protective Goggles
There are multiple available options for polycarbonate goggles, but they should cover the eyes and seal around the face. Also, if you wear glasses, you need to get a pair that fits over your glasses—you will definitely want to see peoples’ reactions to your safety apparel!