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By Cameron Sheppard
WNPA News Service 

State scrambles to boost supply of life-saving protective items for health-care workers

Series: Coronavirus | Story 75

Last updated 3/27/2020 at 10:59am

Editor's note: The Edmonds Beacon is collaborating with the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association on stories updating the public on the cornonavirus pandemic.

Millions of N-95 masks and other types of personal protective equipment are being delivered to Washington State as public health and emergency response officials scramble to obtain the equipment needed to respond to the growing COVID-19 outbreak.

Jerrod Davis, assistant secretary for disease control and health statistics at the Department of Health, said there is significant global demand for these kinds of items and right now t...

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