The media just loves the fact that the U.S. was experiencing a shortage of some coronavirus medical products, while China was appearing to sell and donate those supplies to many countries.
— Chris Hayes (@chrislhayes) March 23, 2020
Notice, that is a the NEW YORK TIMES report being pushed by an MSNBC host.
Well, we’re getting more and more evidence that China is peddling fake masks, and it’s gonna HELP spread coronavirus instead of impeding it:
The Dutch government has launched a recall of 100,000s of masks purchased from China because they do not meet quality standards and offer inadequate protection.
— Adrian Zenz (@adrianzenz) March 28, 2020
And also kits….
Also did the same to Turkey, Spain .. so far , the amount of countries now receiving useless equipment from China is growing..! pic.twitter.com/uM1hTgeVnn
— sharon obrien egritepe (@Sobrienegritepe) March 28, 2020
From Taiwan News:
A Czech news site on Monday (March 23) revealed that 80 percent of the much-touted traunch of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) rapid test kits “donated” from China are faulty, forcing healthcare workers to rely on conventional laboratory tests.
On March 18, as is the case with many of its other quasi charitable acts, Chinese state-run mouthpieces used the verbs “supplied” and “delivered” to give the impression that the communist regime was donating 150,000 portable, rapid COVID-19 test kits to the Czech Republic. In fact, the central European nation’s Health Ministry paid some 14 million crowns (US$546,000) for 100,000 test kits, while the country’s Interior Ministry footed the bill for another 50,000, reported Expats.cz.
However, Czech news site iROZHLAS on Monday revealed that local healthcare workers have discovered that up to 80 percent of the Chinese kits give false results. During a crisis staff meeting held for the Moravian-Silesian Region by regional hygienist Pavla Svrcinova, the error rate for the test kits was found to be 80 percent, prompting officials to suggest they only be used for those persons who are nearing the end of their quarantine and never previously tested positive.
According to Svrcinova, the Moravian-Silesian Region will continue to rely on conventional laboratory testing instead. Currently, only 900 such tests can be processed each day.
Now, most of the time, I say don’t look for conspiracy theories when simple incompetence can explain the behavior seeing. This is true most of the time. But in this case, when the offender has a PATTERN of lying, and covering up, and a PATTERN of conspiring against the west, well, I don’t think it’s a conspiracy theory, it’s a very plausible conspiracy that needs to be investigated.
[hat tip to Jess and Matt from the sooperpodcast]