Protection Ministry, Police thwart supply of 1.5 million flawed N95 masks


The Protection Ministry and Israel Police thwarted an try and ship flawed N95 masks to medical employees in Israel, after an Israeli importer tried delivering the flawed masks to the Nationwide Procurement Command Heart.

The Nationwide Procurement Command Heart, run by the Prime Minister’s Workplace, the Well being Ministry and the Defense Ministry, ordered the masks from a overseas nation with a down fee of NIS 5 million by means of the Israeli importer in April.

When the masks arrived in Israel, the Nationwide Procurement Command Heart started to suspect that the masks didn’t meet Well being Ministry requirements and couldn’t be used. The importer is suspected of making an attempt to misrepresent the masks high quality.

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As a part of the investigation, hundreds of flawed masks have been seized. The masks have been discovered to be flawed as soon as they arrived in Israel and weren’t despatched to medical groups.Two suspects have been arrested as a part of the investigation into the flawed masks.



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