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Who’s Who in China’s COVID-19 Diplomacy?

A visiting Chinese COVID-19 medical team posing with Jean-Jacques Bouya, the Republic of Congo's Minister of Regional Planning, Equipment and Major Works at the international airport in Brazzaville. Photo via @chinaembcongobz.

The global COVID-19 pandemic has sparked a flurry of Chinese efforts to supply medical assistance around the world, including in Africa. In late March 2020, airports in Shanghai, Beijing, and other major Chinese cities turned from international business and tourism hubs to centers for the dispatch of medical equipment, personnel, and supplies.

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