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Mexico closes U.S.-owned factory for refusing to sell ventilators to Mexican hospitals

Two people standing outside factory with sign that reads Smiths Medical

PortandTerminal.com, April 11, 2020 “We said to them, if you want us to consider you essential, you have to provide some benefit to the people of Baja California, by selling us ventilators, because we need them,” TIJUANA, MEXICO  – The northern Mexico border state of Baja California closed a factory on Friday run by the American health care company Smiths …

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TRADE: Germany and France Blame U.S. for Playing Dirty Over Masks. “Piracy”

A worker loads boxes, branded with 3M Co. into a truck at The Royal London Hospital, operated by the Barts Health NHS Trust, in London, U.K., on April 2, 2020. Hollie Adams—Bloomberg/Getty Images

BLOOMBERG, APRIL 4, 2020 The accusations come as EU-US relations are at a low point | Demand for protective gear has rocketed during the pandemic | Canada “betrayed” and horrified by Trump administration blocking N95 mask exports By Ania Nussbaum and Patrick Donahue for Bloomberg – The scarcity of safety equipment essential to the coronavirus fight is fueling tensions between longtime transatlantic allies, …

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