Luxury Clothing Company Supplies Gowns to Health Care Workers

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Taiwan McCall, left, useless a nasal swab to test James Reese for COVID-19 in the Harlem section of New York, Monday, April 20, 2020. Hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers would need to be tested for the coronavirus daily before city officials could start to loosen restrictions that have shuttered most workplaces and forced residents to cover their faces in public, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
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Taiwan McCall, left, useless a nasal swab to test James Reese for COVID-19 in the Harlem section of New York, Monday, April 20, 2020. Hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers would need to be tested for the coronavirus daily before city officials could start to loosen restrictions that have shuttered most workplaces and forced residents to cover their faces in public, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Manufacturers and clothing lines are joining the effort to equip healthcare workers on the front line.

April Ryan speaks with Deirdre Quinn, co-founder and CEO of Lafayette 148, about the luxury brand halting manufacturing of the women’s line and collaborating on pattern design and sewing for gowns to supply the New York Department of Health.

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