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Christhian Siriano uses his talent to help the new yorkquino in this pademic

Designers and fashion brands have been eager to address the shortage of masks, gowns, and other supplies in U.S. hospitals, particularly in New York. Many are hand-stitching masks out of leftover fabric, but ultimately, these DIY masks cannot protect doctors and nurses on the front lines. What they need to stay safe are heavy-duty N95 masks, which are in desperately low supply across the country. The shortage has forced healthcare workers to reuse old masks or go without, placing them at greater risk for contracting COVID-19. why designers should only sell their fabric masks to regular citizens who are healthy and working from home (or hospital personnel who are not taking care of patients, like @csiriano)—and how they can help get more N95s to the people who actually need them. Tap the link in bio for the full story.