White House coronavirus response coordinator Deborah Birx holds a 3M N95 mask as she and US Vice-President Mike Pence visit 3M headquarters in Maplewood, Minnesota, in March. Photo: Star Tribune via AP White House coronavirus response coordinator Deborah Birx holds a 3M N95 mask as she and US Vice-President Mike Pence visit 3M headquarters in Maplewood, Minnesota, in March. Photo: Star Tribune via AP
White House coronavirus response coordinator Deborah Birx holds a 3M N95 mask as she and US Vice-President Mike Pence visit 3M headquarters in Maplewood, Minnesota, in March. Photo: Star Tribune via AP

politico | White House reaches deal with 3M over mask production

  • Firm to produce 166.5 million masks over next three months, Trump says, adding that ‘3M saga ends very happily’
  • US president had earlier asked company to halt exports to Canada and Latin America, raising concerns about retaliatory measures

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
White House coronavirus response coordinator Deborah Birx holds a 3M N95 mask as she and US Vice-President Mike Pence visit 3M headquarters in Maplewood, Minnesota, in March. Photo: Star Tribune via AP White House coronavirus response coordinator Deborah Birx holds a 3M N95 mask as she and US Vice-President Mike Pence visit 3M headquarters in Maplewood, Minnesota, in March. Photo: Star Tribune via AP
White House coronavirus response coordinator Deborah Birx holds a 3M N95 mask as she and US Vice-President Mike Pence visit 3M headquarters in Maplewood, Minnesota, in March. Photo: Star Tribune via AP
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