U.S. Companies Making N95 Masks For COVID Struggle As Cheap Chinese Masks Return : NPR

A machine makes masks in a medical-equipment factory in the U.S. on Feb. 15. When an N95 respirator shortage left hospitals scrambling in 2020, U.S. manufacturers stepped in. Now, some of those companies are struggling to sell their masks.

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A machine makes masks in a medical-equipment factory in the U.S. on Feb. 15. When an N95 respirator shortage left hospitals scrambling in 2020, U.S. manufacturers stepped in. Now, some of those companies are struggling to sell their masks.

Chandan Khanna/AFP via Getty Images

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