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

Coronavirus: US lags in global race for medical supplies from China

  • Business leaders in both countries say Trump administration outpaced as other countries move more forcefully to secure masks and other protective gear
  • This has worsened supply shortages across US health care system, exposing medical staff to greater risks and leaving hospitals without vital equipment

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