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Brokers are peddling counterfeit medical gloves as a shortage of this critical commodity has tripled prices during the pandemic and pinched front-line and other workers as schools and businesses reopen. In recent weeks, companies employing front-line workers have bought fake versions of “nitrile,” or synthetic rubber gloves, sold in boxes labeled “examination grade,” posing potential…

Brokers are peddling counterfeit medical gloves as a shortage of this critical commodity has tripled prices during the pandemic and pinched front-line and other workers as schools and businesses reopen.

In recent weeks, companies employing front-line workers have bought fake versions of “nitrile,” or synthetic rubber gloves, sold in boxes labeled “examination grade,” posing potential health risks, according to glove distributors and manufacturers.

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