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Critical N95 Masks on Their Way to Canada

A 3M mask which health care workers are in dire need of is shown in Mississauga, Ont., on April 3, 2020. (The Canadian Press/Nathan Denette)

A 3M mask which health care workers are in dire need of is shown in Mississauga, Ont., on April 3, 2020. (The Canadian Press/Nathan Denette)

OTTAWA—Coveted N95 respirators will continue to come to Canada from a Minnesota-based company while the country keeps rolling out a financial assistance program Tuesday.

3M says it will maintain its exports to Canada and Latin America after reaching a deal with the White House, ending a days-long saga.

Face masks have been a major storyline during the COVID-19 pandemic.

3M has been at the centre of a clash with U.S. President Donald Trump and his administration over the companys reluctance to abide by orders to prioritize American demand for the masks.

Some of the N95 masks will be coming from the companys manufacturing facilities in China, which is how 3M says it will meetRead More – Source

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