Skip to comments.How China’s Medicinal Monopoly Leaves the World Vulnerable: Coronavirus has revealed America’s dependence on China for protective and medical supplies
Posted on 09/14/2020 11:53:29 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
The Chinese regime stunned the world this year with its gross misconduct and concealment of critical facts that led to the emergence and spread of COVID-19. Beijings stonewalling efforts directly resulted in the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus, the collapse of regional economies, and the inability of countries to prepare for and respond effectively to the outbreak. Even more concerning, as countries struggled to grapple with the burden of the virus, the regime used its medicinal monopoly as a tool to shut down dissent against its dangerous behavior.
The COVID-19 pandemic exposed to the American people the dependence by our country and the world on China for crucial medicines and supply chains. In fact, the reality of Chinas monopoly on essential raw materials and manufacturing output is far worse than is generally known.
According to medical expert Rosemary Gibson, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has exhibited a pattern of deliberate and dangerous manipulation of drugs sold in the United States and other countries for economically motivated reasons. Her recent analysis in the Center for Security Policys new book, Defending Against Biothreats: What We Can Learn From the Coronavirus Pandemic to Enhance U.S. Defenses Against Pandemics and Biological Weapons, meticulously details the litany of Beijings medical monopolies and lawfare strategies to disarm the United States and its other adversaries against biothreats.
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Although the United States is an international leader in research, the majority of manufacturing of drugs and medical supplies has shifted overseas. Americas last penicillin fermentation plant shuttered in 2004, leaving China to fill in the vacuum. Gibson explains that Beijings penicillin cartel intentionally dumps products on the global market at below-market prices, forcing manufacturing plants all over the world to close their doors. China currently supplies 90 percent of U.S. antibiotics.
Sure, turn that all over to a rotten, hostile, totalitarian regime, and one that is not known for safety or quality of its consumable products. What could go wrong?
I remember reading some years ago that an orphanage in Central America got some kind of medicinal syrup from a Chinese manufacturer. The sweetener in the product was derived from the same stuff that makes antifreeze taste sweet. It did not turn out well for the kids who got the medicine.
CHEAP was the name of the game
EVERYONE had been 100% sold out.
For thirty years!!!
Which presidents are responsible for this?
Things might get so desperate that Fauci will recommend using HCQ!
I thought DHT said the USA in a flurry of re-tooling of factories made the USA self-sufficient to the point of supplying needs of other countries.
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