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Health ministry faces having to destroy millions of unused surgical masks

The Dutch government will have to destroy much of its stock of 848 million face masks because it is unable to give them away during a pandemic, the Volkskrant reported on Tuesday.

A recent audit of PPE gear found that the Netherlands has enough supplies of surgical masks to keep hospitals stocked for more a century and 50 years' worth of FFP2 masks.

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by Oui (Oui) on Thu Dec 16th, 2021 at 07:47:01 PM EST

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