Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks at a Covid-19 news conference in Ottawa in March. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Canada says 1 million K95 masks from China unfit for Covid-19 fight

  • Public health authority says respirators failed to meet federal standards for use by front-line health professionals
  • The KN95 is a Chinese model similar to the N95, a crucial type of personal protective equipment used to defend nurses, doctors and other health workers
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks at a Covid-19 news conference in Ottawa in March. Photo: AFP
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