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× DTI finds fake N95 face masks in Manila medical supply store

MANILA, Philippines --- The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) found fake N95 face masks being sold at a store in Sta. Cruz, Manila during a surprise inspection on Tuesday, following reports that the items were being sold at a much higher price after the phreatic eruption of the Taal Volcano.

DTI Undersecretary Ruth Castelo, who heads the department's consumer protection group, said the masks…