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Africa to Receive a Second Batch of COVID-19 Medical Supplies From Chinese Billionaire Jack Ma

Alibaba founder and philanthropist Jack Ma announced on Monday that more donations are on their way to help African countries contain the spread of COVID-19. The latest batch of material is more focused on supplying badly-needed medical equipment, including ventilators and thermometers, rather than the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) that made up the bulk of the first shipment.

As with the previous donation, these new materials will be distributed equally to all 54 African countries and although there’s no precise date for when it’s expected to arrive, most likely the supplies will land at the distribution hub in Addis Ababa within the next week.

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