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Old 16th January 2021, 10:23 PM   #398
Blue Mountain
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Originally Posted by newyorkguy View Post
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Another fact which seems to emerge is, trump's hyperbole notwithstanding, the Chinese government did make combating the disease much tougher by their decision to withhold critical information in the early stages.
One wonders how different things might have been for the rest of the world if the Trump administration hadn't shut down the program that had US people working in China, directly with the Chinese medical system.
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