The United States will stop exporting personal protective equipment

President Donald Trump signed a decree to that effect

U.S. President Donald Trump signed a decree ordering that exports of N-95 medical respirators and other personal protective equipment needed to fight the Coronavirus pandemic should be stopped.

Trump said in a statement that his decree “is another step in our ongoing fight against clandestine stockpiling, price hikes and speculation by preventing the harmful export of critically needed personal protective equipment.