Ground crew at the Los Angeles International Airport unload pallets of supplies of medical personal protective equipment from a China Southern Cargo plane on April 10. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: melee for Chinese medical supplies will produce more empty planes

  • Aircraft meant to pick up masks, gloves, ventilators and other PPE have been forced to return without their freight
  • Canada’s Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland bemoaned fierce competition to buy protective gear in China and then to get it home
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Ground crew at the Los Angeles International Airport unload pallets of supplies of medical personal protective equipment from a China Southern Cargo plane on April 10. Photo: AP
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