Fri May 29, 2020

Volunteers step up to help beat mask shortage

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By Jefferson Weaver jeffersonweaver@nrcolumbus.com

Posted on: 03.28.2020 at 10:00 a.m. |

An international shortage of N-95 pattern surgical masks due to the coronavirus pandemic is causing a nearly-forgotten skill – sewing – to see a comeback.

Amateur and professional seamstresses across the country are firing up sewing machines and downloading patterns from the internet after reports of medical and emergency personnel being forced

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