The legislation, part of a state budget agreement warped by the coronavirus pandemic, is “a bright spot for New York families in these difficult times,” said its co-sponsor.
The potential tragedy happened in Shady Side, Maryland, south of Annapolis.
Some fabrics were found to work better at filtering small particles than medical grade masks.
"It is simply a farce," tweeted a group of Russian doctors, saying they've been collecting donations to buy supplies while Moscow sells them to Washington.
One Twitter user who uploaded a video captioned it, in part: "Wrongfully relieved of command but did right by the sailors."