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A Simple Twitter Typo Sparked Accusations That Zimbabwe Officials Made Off With Jack Ma’s Donated COVID-19 Safety Gear

Someone on either the social media team at the Chinese embassy in Harare or the Ministry of Health in Harare made a critical typo that prompted immediate speculation that Zimbabwean officials had fleeced the COVID-19 protective suits donated by Chinese billionaire Jack Ma.

When the Ministry posted a Tweet earlier this week to announce the arrival of “1,000 protective suits” some intrepid social media users notice a discrepancy between the health ministry’s accounting and the “10,000 protective wears and face shields” that previously been published about what would be given to Zimbabwe.

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