Millions of pieces of PPE being shipped from Britain to Europe

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milions of PPE shipped from Britain

(Source: The Telegraph)

Last week five million surgical masks and more than a million respirators were packed on to EU-registered lorries by one UK wholesaler.

Millions of pieces of vital personal protective equipment (PPE) are being shipped from British warehouses to Germany, Spain and Italy despite severe shortages in the UK, The Telegraph can disclose.

Lorries are being packed with masks, respirators and other PPE kit before heading to supply hospitals in the EU, it has emerged. On Monday night, UK firms said they had "no choice" but to keep selling the lifesaving gear abroad because their offers of help had been repeatedly ignored by the British Government.

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