Pakistan self-sufficient in manufacturing PPE to contain coronavirus: Dr. Zafar

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Pakistan self-sufficient in manufacturing PPE to contain coronavirus: Dr. Zafar

ISLAMABD -Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on National Health Services Dr. Zafar Mirza says Pakistan is self-sufficient in manufacturing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to contain the coronavirus pandemic.

Talking to a private news channel, he said a research conducted by national institutions reveals that wearing masks reduces chance of coronavirus infection up to 50 percent.

Dr Zafar Mirza stressed the need to maintain social distancing, frequent washing of hands, avoid visiting crowded places and special care of elders to successfully control the pandemic.