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China Blames Other Countries for Its Faulty Medical Equipment

Chinese state media on Tuesday deflected complaints about the poor quality of masks and coronavirus test kits shipped from China to other countries by insisting “quality concerns” are overblown and the “vast majority” are up to standards despite growing complaints to the contrary. The Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) media organs blamed the countries that purchased Chinese supplies for using them improperly and cast aspersions on the foreign suppliers of raw materials to Chinese industry.

TOPSHOT - This photo taken on January 22, 2020 shows workers producing facemasks at a factory in Handan in China's northern Hebei province. - China banned trains and planes from leaving Wuhan at the centre of a virus outbreak on January 23, seeking to seal off its 11 million people …