Doctors and paramedics from China wave on a Red Cross vehicle after arriving at Malpensa airport, Milan, on March 18, part of a team of 37 and a shipment of 20,000 tonnes of equipment sent to help Italy. Photo: AP
Raffaello Pantucci
Opinion

Opinion

Raffaello Pantucci

How China’s coronavirus medical diplomacy is failing to win over the world

  • Forget Pax Sinica, China’s medical outreach is struggling to attract new friends. And even though Russia and Iran, its closest allies, may be on the same page, underlying tensions remain. There is a global leadership gap but Beijing is not filling it
Doctors and paramedics from China wave on a Red Cross vehicle after arriving at Malpensa airport, Milan, on March 18, part of a team of 37 and a shipment of 20,000 tonnes of equipment sent to help Italy. Photo: AP
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