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Coronavirus

SoftBank will supply 300m masks a month to Japan: CEO Son

Gear will be produced in China by automaker BYD

Employees work on a production line of surgical masks for export, at a railway equipment manufacturing company in Jiangxi province, China. Many manufacturers in the country have retooled to produce the protective face covers. Photo courtesy of the China Daily.   © Reuters

NEW YORK -- SoftBank Group will provide Japan with 300 million protective masks a month at cost, starting next month, company President Masayoshi Son announced on Twitter on Saturday night.

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