China seizes over 89 million shoddy face masks

Beijing (AFP) - China has confiscated over 89 million poor quality face masks, a government official said Sunday, as Beijing faces a slew of complaints about faulty protective gear exported worldwide.Demand for protective equipment has soared as nations across the globe battle the deadly coronavirus, which has infected around 2.9 million people.But a number of countries have complained about faulty masks and other products exported by China, mostly for use by medical workers and vulnerable groups.China's market regulators had inspected nearly 16 million businesses and seized over 89 million ma...


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