By Richa Noriega
Manila City Mayor Francisco “Isko” Domagoso said on Monday that he will issue show-cause orders against the medical suppliers accused of increasing prices of N95 face masks.
The city mayor said if they failed to explain themselves, their business permits may be revoked for profiteering from a calamity.
The office of Manila Vice Mayor Honey Lacuna-Pangan has received complaints regarding the high price of N95 masks amid the ashfall caused by Taal Volcano’s eruption.
The N95 mask is a type of mask that blocks the inhalation of the hazardous particles.
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