Masks, shields seized in Binondo
Customs Commissioner Rey Leonardo Guerrero, who signed the letter of authority for the operation, underscored the importance of ensuring only authentic PPE items are being sold and distributed in the market.This is not the first time the bureau apprehended a storage facility or warehouse with fake PPEs and COVID-19 medicines.“This is alarming because people will think they’re protected from the virus by wearing face masks and face shields that turned out to be counterfeit items. These can put many lives in jeopardy since people trust these items to do as advertised,” said Enciso.
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