Coronavirus: medical association warns Australia must protect medical supplies amid reports of stockpiling by China-backed firm in February | World news | The Guardian
AMA’s call follows report Sydney staff were instructed to source bulk medical items to send to China as virus took hold in Wuhan
Fashionable face masks: ‘Trying to make something horrific seem appealing’ | Fashion | The Guardian
As Australia’s air quality plummets, demand has spiked for reusable anti-pollution masks that are effective and fashionable
Supporting Aussie manufacturing of COVID-19 face masks – CSIROscope
We have limited supplies of face masks for front-line workers. Local manufacturers have answered the call, boosting the supply of face masks for COVID-19.
Coronavirus fires up production at Australia's only medical mask factory – ABC News
With medical masks in short supply, Australia's only mask factory is hoping to produce 50 million masks to support frontline medical staff in their battle against coronavirus.
Masks | Safe Work Australia
Textiles firms launch emergency production of antibacterial masks – VnExpress International
Textiles businesses, including several with no prior experience, have begun producing antibacterial masks after authorities announced a daily need of 10 million. – VnExpress International
With no shipments from China, medical mask suppliers have to choose whom to supply – CNN
Every morning, managers at Dealmed Medical Supplies meet to discuss which customers they can provide with face masks from their dwindling stock. On a recent morning, they decided a local hospital would get 10 boxes of masks fitted with N95 respirators, a total of about 200 masks. The hospital had requested 60 boxes. A request from a chain of dialysis centers also went on the "yes" pile.