Jersey-made N95 masks will protect front line in second COVID-19 wave

Paterson manufacturer is looking to double the workforce, increase output, eventually producing 60 million masks a year

Millions of N95 masks now made at a retooled factory in Paterson could help protect frontline workers as a second COVID-19 wave builds in New Jersey. Hospitals still face a shortage of N95 masks, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s gold standard, due to disrupted global supply chains and an uncoordinated federal response. Senior Correspondent Brenda Flanagan reports.