Fukuoka City announced it received 300,000 surgical masks from Guangzhou City, China. Wrapped in a message, saying “China-Japan Friendship Forever,” boxes of masks arrived on a special flight on March 16 from one of the sister cities of Fukuoka. Comments of appreciation were released from people including Fukuoka City Mayor and Chairman of the Fukuoka City Medical Association as the shortage of masks was becoming an urgent issue. Source: Mainichi 2020-03-17
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