The Support Staff Intercontinental Union reported it has situated 39 million N95 masks and will be facilitating the sale of them to healthcare providers.
The union launched an exhaustive look for for masks and other personalized protecting devices (PPE) five days in the past in reaction to pleas from frontline healthcare employees that they need to have much more security and sense unsafe on the work as they take care of the growing amount of COVID-19 clients. SEIU-UHW has 97,000 users who perform in hospitals throughout California.
In just 48 hours of painstakingly calling prospects and potential suppliers, the union found out a distributor who had the 39 million masks, and has since discovered a further provider who suggests his organization can develop 20 million additional masks a 7 days. The union also has identified a provider who can deliver hundreds of thousands of confront shields.
The union explained it will be advertising the masks to states, counties and hospitals for $5 apiece and statements it “has no financial fascination in the transactions.”
Very similar N95 masks are obtainable on the House Depot web-site for $23.97 for a box of 20, or about $1.20 apiece.
The unknown provider explained it has already bought some of the masks to the state of California, the Larger New York Hospital Affiliation, Dignity Health and fitness, Kaiser Permanente, Stanford Well being Care, Sutter Health and fitness, Los Angeles, Riverside, and Santa Clara counties, in accordance to KNTV.
amNewYork noted NewYork-Presbyterian Medical center “is burning via 40,000 N95 masks per working day.”
The main of surgery expects that amount to grow to 70,000 for each day.
Kyle Olson is a reporter for Breitbart News. Abide by him on Twitter at @KyleOlson4.