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Brazil receives 650 Turkish respirators amid COVID-19

A shipment of 650 domestically produced respirators from Turkey arrived in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo on June 7 amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Turkish Industry and Technology Minister Mustafa Varank shared a video of their delivery on Twitter.

He said Turkish intensive care unit respirators have become 'the breath of the world.'

Turkey's virus aid recognized in US congressional record

The U.S. Congressional Record has recognized Turkey's two separate plane loads of coronavirus gear to help America combat the pandemic.  

"I rise to recognize the efforts of one of our allies to assist with our coronavirus response," said congressman Joe Wilson, co-chair of the Caucus on U.S.-Turkey Relations and Turkish Americans, in an issue on June 5. 

Orban: It's important that Romanian company succeeds in a very short time in making surgical masks

Prime Minister Ludovic Orban underscored on Friday, at the end of his visit to the Techtex factory in Targu Lapus, Maramures County, the importance of the fact that a Romanian company succeeds in a very short time in making surgical masks and FFP2 ones.

Kon: If the situation worsens, we will punish those without masks

Kon told Prva TV that Serbia has not yet introduced the obligatory wearing of masks.
"Although it was in the draft and it exists as a draft, so it can be introduced at any time, if the situation worsens," he said.
According to him, it is important that vulnerable groups, such as those over 65, and the chronically ill, wear masks.

EU unveils guidelines for travel, tourism

The European Commission unveiled a series of measures aimed at ensuring people can start traveling safely across the continent again as governments try to revive tourism and airline industries brought to a halt by the coronavirus.

Below are the general guidelines for air, rail, water and road travel and steps for each mode of transport: