Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a statement on Sunday Facebook account to provide a more protective clothing to health care workers of the social media giant said it donated emergency reserves, which include 720,000 masks. Challenging the Corona virus outbreak with a respirator donated to US healthcare professionals, Facebook joins Apple and others to provide protective equipment, the biggest critical deficiency during the COVID-19 outbreak .
Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder and CEO of Facebook, announced the development on social platform on Sunday.
“Health professionals urgently need more protective equipment. To help, we donated our emergency reserve of 720,000 masks that we bought in time due to California fires. We are also trying to provide more resources to donate. I hope you all are healthy and safe! ”
The White House called on private companies to donate N95 breathing masks designed to filter at least 95 percent of airborne particles. For Facebook, donating masks is a good opportunity to address this situation in the face of security concerns. As of the end of 2019, the social giant was worth about $ 55 billion.
Facebook has reported that it will offer $ 100 million in cash donations and advertising loans for small businesses that need help during the Corona virus . Last week, Zuckerberg also told reporters that Facebook's 45,000 employees were working from home during the pandemic.