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A pandemic of a novel coronavirus is causing a global shortage of masks. (Photo by Eva Hambach/AFP via Getty Images)
A pandemic of a novel coronavirus is causing a global shortage of masks. (Photo by Eva Hambach/AFP via Getty Images)

A pandemic of a novel coronavirus is causing a global shortage of masks. It turns out that a simple face mask is surprisingly hard to make.

NPR’s Emily Feng (@EmilyZFeng) reports.

This segment aired on March 19, 2020.

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