Vinkele warns medics running out of protective gear

  • 2020-05-11
  • LETA/TBT Staff
RIGA - If the supply of medics' personal protective equipment (PPE) remains critically low, decisions on scaling down health care services will have to be taken in a couple of weeks, Health Minister Ilze Vinkele (For Development/For) warned after the weekly coalition meeting today. The minister told journalists that the existing supplies of respirators might be exhausted soon and that the situation with other protective gear is similar. She said that work is ongoing to find a solution to the situation. "We are currently in a ...
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