RABAT, Morocco  

A leading bakery equipment manufacturer in the North African country of Morocco devised a unique solution to address the scarcity of medical masks to stem the spread of COVID-19 or coronavirus.

Its owners found that the machinery used in producing tempting loaves of bread can be employed to engineer masks to protect health workers from the onslaught of the deadly virus.

Responding to the calls of showing solidarity at these critical times, the bakery equipment producer, operating in the capital Rabat over the past 15-years has not only started rolling out masks but is also distributing them free.

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