With its manufacturing bases back in full swing, China can help to supply the world with the millions of face masks it needs each month. Photo: AP
With its manufacturing bases back in full swing, China can help to supply the world with the millions of face masks it needs each month. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: can China use the epidemic to win friends and influence people?

  • As the deadly disease spreads around the world, Beijing is keen to highlight its success in managing the outbreak, but analysts say it has to find the right balance
  • In the meantime, with many of its factories back in full production, China can help meet the growing need for medical face masks and other protective gear

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
With its manufacturing bases back in full swing, China can help to supply the world with the millions of face masks it needs each month. Photo: AP
With its manufacturing bases back in full swing, China can help to supply the world with the millions of face masks it needs each month. Photo: AP
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