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Jack Ma donates 500 ventilators, 500K gloves to 54 African countries

Chinese billionaire and founder of Ali Baba Group businessman Jack Ma , announced a second donation of health-care equipment to African states.

This comes a few weeks after the Alibaba founder announced his foundation and the Alibaba Foundation would donate equipment to African countries to help them fight the Covid-19 pandemic which has claimed thousands of lives.

Similar donations were made to Latin America, Asia and the US.

In a tweet on Monday, Ma announced the donation of 500 ventilators, 200,000 suits and face shields, 2,000 thermometers, a million swabs and extraction kits and 500,000 gloves to all 54 African countries.

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