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Zubair Yaqoob
Zubair Yaqoob
The author has diversified experience in investigative journalism. He is Chief content editor at wnobserver.com He can be reached at: [email protected]

If you are worried about Corona, and you have trouble getting medical masks, these numbers will explain why: China is the largest producer of masks, and has a daily production capacity of 20 million pieces. But according to manufacturers’ estimates, domestic production alone ranges between 50 and 60 million per day, a calculated report revealed.

So, it is no wonder that medical mask cannot be obtained from the pharmacy near you.

Masks production in China ranges between 50 and 60 million per day

Some experts doubt the effectiveness of such masks at the time of transmission of the virus. US health officials say the bacterium is most common among people who communicate closely with one another, and from the droplets of the respiratory system when the infected person sneezes or coughs.

Read also: 22 people died of coronavirus in Iran, 141 confirmed infections and counting

William Shavens, professor of preventive medicine at Vanderbilt University, says medical mask may provide some protection, but they will be very modest.

However, this did not affect the increasing demand. The spread of the virus in China, where more than 78,500 people have been infected so far and the continued spread of corona worldwide, have caused a shortage of medical masks all over the globe.

Italian industrial equipment store, in first 30 minutes after opening sold 500 masks

Gags have already begun to be implemented by some retailers on multiple continents, and the price of the muzzle fund on electronic stores such as Amazon has gone up by hundreds of dollars. Aerial footage showed a line of hundreds of people in Daegu, South Korea, awaiting masks.

In Italy, hundreds of infections were confirmed, an industrial equipment store more than 500 masks of awareness used in factories and construction sites, during the first 30 minutes after opening were sold.

Read also: Coronavirus spreading rapidly outside China: Fear affects markets

Zubair Yaqoob
Zubair Yaqoob
The author has diversified experience in investigative journalism. He is Chief content editor at wnobserver.com He can be reached at: [email protected]

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