The U.S. Is Giving Vast Sums Of Money To Fight COVID-19 Abroad. But There’s A Catch

Posted by on May 13, 2020 4:04 pm
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An N95 respirator — a critical piece of personal protective equipment. The U.S. is now restricting the ability of aid groups abroad to use American funds to buy PPE.

Aid groups are frustrated by a new restriction on using U.S. funds to buy personal protective equipment like masks and gloves. The U.S. says it’s a way to ensure there’s enough PPE for domestic use.

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