Boeing Ships More COVID-19 Protective Equipment From China to US

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – Aerospace giant Boeing on Monday said it shipped over 150,000 goggles and face shields from China to the United States to help US state of South Carolina health workers in fighting the pandemic.

“Boeing today completed another set of COVID-19 airlift missions, deploying three Dreamlifter aircraft to transport more than 150,000 protective eye goggles and face shields from China to the United States”, the company said in a statement.
Boeing said it worked in partnership with the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) to deliver the personal protective equipment (PPE) to frontline health care professionals.

According to the company, the equipment will be used by MUSC health care team members to assist with statewide COVID-19 community testing and outreach efforts, which are critical to recovery and a staged economic revitalization.

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