Staff work at a medical supplies firm in Chongqing on Monday. Some factories have continued production over the Lunar New Year holiday. Photo: Xinhua

Chinese hospitals seek donations of masks and gowns to cope with coronavirus outbreak

  • With some factories shut down for Lunar New Year holiday, surgical masks, goggles and disinfectant wipes are in short supply
  • Some have cancelled workers’ leave to continue production, but there is an acute shortage of protective suits, government says
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak
Staff work at a medical supplies firm in Chongqing on Monday. Some factories have continued production over the Lunar New Year holiday. Photo: Xinhua
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