China’s Coronavirus Aid Expands Foreign Influence and Shifts Blame

China’s foreign coronavirus aid is boosting Beijing’s image with countries in need, analysts say, but the outreach is paired with spreading false narratives that blame the U.S. for starting the pandemic and hiding the severity of the outbreak at home. VOA’s Brian Padden reports on China’s outreach at a time when the U.S. is slowing some medical foreign aid on hold to focus on mitigating the outbreak in America first.
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