Despite recent events, the United States is still largely dependent on the People’s Republic of China for coronavirus supplies. Some short term production has been ramped up, whether at GM, Tesla, or assorted garment industry manufacturers, but while we’ve been throwing trillions around, little has been done to build sustainable long term domestic production of basic things like masks.
Instead we’ve made it even easier to import Chinese masks to America.
We might want to learn a lesson about buying Chinese coronavirus supplies from Europe.
A growing list of foreign complaints about faulty medical gear and testing kits imported from China has upset Beijing’s designs. Within the last few weeks, scientists and health authorities in Spain, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Turkey and Britain have complained of faulty antigen or antibody coronavirus tests purchased from Chinese companies – in some cases, costing these governments millions of dollars.
Georgia has canceled a contract with the Chinese company that sent flawed test kits to Spain, and Malaysia has opted to buy testing kits from South Korea instead of China because of the Chinese tests’ reported low accuracy rate.
Last week, the Netherlands asked to return 600,000 face masks purchased from China that had inadequate filters and fit incorrectly. On Tuesday, Finland tested a shipment of personal protective equipment, or PPE, from China and found the items unsuitable for hospital use.
Australian border officials have also reportedly seized 800,000 faulty or counterfeit masks from China.
I’ve seen a sudden upsurge in Chinese N95 mask spam.
The Wuhan Virus was made in China. And now the PRC is cashing in on the people and countries it’s killing.
Made in China is treason to America.
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