Screenshot of Hua Chunying on Twitter.
At the critical stage of the global "epidemic prevention battle", China reached out to many countries.
According to the website of the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, China has provided tremendous support for the global fight against epidemics. So far, China has dispatched 17 medical expert groups to 15 countries, and has provided or is providing urgently needed medical supplies such as masks, protective clothing, testing reagents, and ventilators to more than 150 countries and international organizations.
China has overcome its own difficulties and increased efforts to supply raw materials, anti-epidemic materials and other products to the international market. From March 1 to April 10, China exported a total of 7.12 billion masks, 55.57 million pieces of protective clothing, and infrared thermometers. 3.59 million pieces, 20,100 ventilators, 13.69 million pairs of goggles.
China has provided more than 2.46 billion masks to the United States
While the United States continues to restrict the export of medical materials, materials from China are being continuously shipped to the United States.
On March 30, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying said at a regular press conference that the Chinese people sincerely hope that the United States will control the spread of the epidemic as soon as possible and reduce the losses caused by the epidemic to the American people. China has always taken a positive attitude towards international cooperation in prevention and control. Under the current situation, China and the United States should unite against the epidemic. The health departments and prevention and control experts of China and the United States have actually maintained communication on the epidemic situation and prevention and control cooperation. China is willing to continue to share information and experience with the United States without reservation.
According to Xinhuanet's report on April 26, Huang Ping, Chinese consul general in New York, said in a video conference held by the Schiller Society that China and the United States should jointly respond to the new coronary pneumonia epidemic and lead countries through the crisis. Huang Ping said, "Despite the difficulties facing Sino-US relations in recent years, the two largest economies should abandon their differences at a critical moment and focus on cooperation."
According to preliminary statistics, China has provided more than 2.46 billion masks, about 5,000 ventilators, 258 million pairs of gloves, 29.2 million pieces of protective clothing, and 3.13 million pairs of goggles for the United States.
Prior to this, China had provided some supplies to the United States. On March 30, local time, US President Trump pointed out at the White House Daily Epidemic Briefing that he had received medical supplies aided by China and Russia.
According to CNN reports, Trump said at the briefing, "China sent us a batch of materials, which are very good materials. Russia also sent us a plane of materials, and the medical equipment is also very good." .