"Haze is very different from Sars. Sars was a very frightening period...there was a global shortage of masks. Haze only affects, in this case, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore. So any temporary shortage is only within these countries," Minister for National Development Khaw Boon Wan said on Sunday as he distributed free masks to needy residents in his Sembawang constituency.
Haze update: Don't worry about supply of masks, says Khaw
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