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Coronavirus: US hospitals grapple with millions of counterfeit N95 masks

Scores of counterfeit 3M respirators have slipped past US investigators in recent months, making it to the cheeks and chins of health care workers and perplexing experts who say their quality is not vastly inferior to the real thing.N95 masks are prized for their ability to filter out 95 per cent of the minuscule particles that can carry Covid-19. Yet the fakes pouring into the country have fooled health care leaders from coast to coast.As many as 1.9 million counterfeit 3M masks made their way…

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