Unprecedented global demand for face masks and other protective equipment fuelled by the coronavirus epidemic has created potentially dangerous shortages for those who need them most, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Friday.
He said that he had decided to speak to manufacturers of personal protective equipment – PPE for short – to ensure that medical staff, in particular, received surgical masks.
Cost of facemasks increases 20-fold
Most so far, exhibit the mild form of the disease
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