Billionaire Jack MA donated US million masks and 500 thousand sets to test for coronavirus

Chinese billionaire Jack MA — founder of Alibaba, announced that the first batch of protective masks and tests for coronavirus is already on the way to the USA.

«The first batch of masks and test kits for coronavirus sent to the United States from Shanghai. All the best for our friends from America,» wrote MA in his Twitter.

The first shipment of masks and coronavirus test kits to the US is taking off from Shanghai. All the best to our friends in America. 🙏

— Jack Ma (@JackMa) March 16, 2020

«Judging by the experience of my country, fast, accurate testing and adequate personal protective equipment for healthcare workers are the most effective in preventing the spread of the virus.» the statement reads MA. «We hope that our donation will help the Americans to fight the pandemic!»

As of March 2, MA donated a million masks of Japan, and tried to send another million in Iran, 6 March. He later said that he had sent 1.8 million masks and 100 thousand sets to test for coronavirus in Europe, including Italy and Spain — two European countries that suffered most from COVID-19.