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China sent masks, gloves and gowns to many U.S. states. Here’s who benefited.

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… Our statistical results suggest that ties between Chinese provinces and their counterparts around the globe, such as U.S. states, helped secure commercial exports and donations of medical equipment. First, Chinese provinces seem to have reciprocated donations from countries that provided assistance during the Wuhan outbreak in January and February — when Beijing reportedly requested that the E.U. and other donors be discreet about the donations …

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