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31 Million Fake Virus Face Masks Flood World Markets

Chinese health workers in masks check the temperature of a citizen entering a subway station in Beijing. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

By    |   Wednesday, 26 February 2020 02:03 PM EST

China announced Wednesday it has seized over 31 million fake coronavirus face masks, suggesting its reputation for producing cheap knockoffs of genuine products may be coming back to complicate its virus control efforts.

As the COVID-19 death toll mounts, there’s been a growing run on protective masks, such as the N-95 respirator mask that is increasingly difficult to obtain.

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China announced Wednesday it has seized over 31 million fake coronavirus facemasks, suggesting its reputation for producing cheap knockoffs of genuine products may be coming back to complicate its virus control efforts.
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Wednesday, 26 February 2020 02:03 PM
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