Employees assemble ventilators at a plant of Beijing Aeonmed Co, an anaesthesia and respiratory medical equipment enterprise, in Yanjiao, a town of north China's Hebei Province, March 25, 2020. Photo: Xinhua
John Evans
Opinion

Opinion

John Evans

Coronavirus: from helping firms exit China to sourcing Chinese medical supplies for US states, here’s what I learned

  • China made several initial missteps in the pandemic but quickly adapted to contain the spread of the coronavirus
  • Despite moves to reduce dependence on China, it remains the producer of last resort for medical equipment worldwide in this crisis
Employees assemble ventilators at a plant of Beijing Aeonmed Co, an anaesthesia and respiratory medical equipment enterprise, in Yanjiao, a town of north China's Hebei Province, March 25, 2020. Photo: Xinhua
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