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Razer Is Now Making Surgical Masks Due To Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps the globe, more and more companies are trying to do their part to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all. The gaming hardware giants at Razer might not be the first company that springs to mind when you think of healthcare, but they’re undeniably going above and beyond with their latest initiative, which sees them creating surgical masks.

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The news comes via Twitter, where Razer’s CEO Min-Liang Tan recent;ly revealed that the Razer engineers have been working to produce surgical masks to support those in need. The company is aiming to donate up to one million masks.

Min-Liang Tan said: “Over the past few days, our designers and engineers have been working 24-hour shifts to convert some of our existing manufacturing lines to produce surgical masks so that we can donate them to countries around the world…

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“We intend to donate up to 1M masks to the health authorities of different countries globally. For starters, we’ve been in touch with the authorities in Singapore (where the @Razer SEA HQ is based) to donate some of the initial shipments to assist their fight against COVID-19.

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“The rest of our Razer global/regional offices will also be reaching out to their respective governments/health authorities to see how we can prioritize our support and donations of surgical masks in the various countries and regions where we have a presence.”

Massive respect for everyone involved in this initiative, which should do an amazing amount for those in need.

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As concern around the COVID-19 pandemic grows, the World Health Organization is working to keep facts at the forefront. If you have any questions about coronavirus, its spread or how to combat it, you can keep updated with the WHO’s advice on the official website here.

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