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SDF begins releasing stock of surgical masks

  • March 12, 2020
  • , TBS, Fuji TV
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Fuji TV reported that in light of the shortage of face masks amid the coronavirus outbreak, the Defense Ministry has begun releasing masks stockpiled by the SDF. The network showed SDF personnel moving boxes of surgical masks at GSDF Camp Youga in Setagaya Ward, Tokyo, this morning, saying that out of about 1.55 million face masks stockpiled by the SDF, the MOD is planning to release one million of them. As the first step, about 350,000 masks will reportedly be released and transferred to a private logistics company’s warehouse in Tokyo and delivered to medical institutions through the MHLW. TBS carried a similar story.

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