Where are all the N95 Masks? A Supply Chain Dilemma
NC State SCRC
MARCH 22, 2020
And when President Trump went into his briefing today, he started rattling off numbers of masks being shipped…but what gives? The global inventory of masks was also diminished by the wildfires in California and Australia, which used up many of the supplies held by humanitarian organizations. China has claimed mask factory output for itself, and during the outbreak, they also purchased most of the global inventory of masks from other countries.