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Now that China says that the worst of its coronavirus crisis is over, it’s sending billions of masks, ventilators, testing kits, and other medical supplies around the world.

Experts say these shipments are part of China’s strategy to change the narrative around coronavirus, which has included promoting the false claim that the virus was brought to China by a member of the U.S. military and censoring information as the epidemic in Wuhan unfolded.