Coronavirus: 50 million face masks bought by the UK government ditched over safety concerns


50 million face masks bought by the UK government will not be used in the NHS due to safety concerns.

The personal protective equipment (PPE) ordered from Ayanda Capital have ear loops rather than head loops, and there are concerns over whether they are adequate.

The Good Law Project and EveryDoctor, which are suing the government over the contract taken out because of coronavirus, estimate the masks cost more than £150m.

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Source: Sky News