Apple’s OCEO, Tim Cook, announced through his Twitter page that the technology company will donate more than one million surgical masks to help properly equip healthcare professionals in North America and Europe.
Our teams at Apple have been working to help source supplies for healthcare providers fighting COVID-19. We’re donating millions of masks for health professionals in the US and Europe. To every one of the heroes on the front lines, we thank you.
— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) March 21, 2020
It is unclear how Apple intends to get a supply of masks to offer to healthcare professionals but, according to The Verge, the initiative was signaled by US Vice President Mike Pence.