Considered a basic but necessary gear to protect ourselves from the spread of this pandemic disease, medical face masks have currently become one of the most sought-after items, with prices soaring beyond the affordability of most ordinary people. In dire need of face masks, hospitals across the country are asking people to donate them for their medical staff. While we're at a total loss at what to do, here comes the "Mask Bank" project, which aims to construct factories in every region of Thailand in order to produce standard medical face masks at reasonable prices. As a pharmacist, she is worried about the severe shortage of face masks and wishes to present a long-term solution. This will allow the factories to be able to produce the masks without having to rely on the imported raw materials.
Source: Bangkok Post March 29, 2020 20:26 UTC