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Chinese Ambassadors in Africa Amplify Beijing’s New Line That COVID-19 Isn’t “Made in China”

Chinese diplomats in Africa are really stepping up their efforts to try and persuade everyone that COVID-19 did not originate in China. Last week Ambassador Wu Peng in Kenya used this line and now Lin Songtian in South Africa appears to be doing the same.

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