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China disciplines 80 officials linked to major vaccine scandal

Feb 02, 2019 - 10:27 PM

China says more than 80 other provincial or local officials linked to the major vaccine scandal are either demoted or fired

CHINA'S VACCINE SCANDAL. A container used for clinical waste is seen at a private clinic that performs vaccinations in Hong Kong on July 24, 2018. File photo by Anthony Wallace/AFP

Chinese president calls latest pharma scare 'vile'

Jul 23, 2018 - 9:51 PM

The mounting scandal stemming from a sub-standard rabies vaccine raises questions about the safety of China's entire vaccine industry and sends drug company shares tumbling

PHARMA SCARE. Vials containing the vaccine for rabies are seen as a local market supervisory authority official conducts a check at a hospital in Rongan in China's southern Guangxi region on July 23, 2018. Photo by AFP

Private vaccines in China need more regulation – WHO

Mar 29, 2016 - 8:05 PM

We want to see the root causes [of the scandal] identified so that remedies can be provided says an expert from the World Health Organization

epa05228306 A picture made available on 24 March 2016 shows a child reacting to a vaccine shot against epidemic encephalitis B at a health station in Quzhou county,Hebei, China, 25 April 2015. Chinese police arrested 37 people allegedly responsible for the illegal distribution of improperly stored vaccines, worth almost 90 million US dollars, according to media reports. EPA/HAO QY CHINA OUT

China denies hepatitis B vaccine killed babies

Jan 03, 2014 - 6:40 PM

While Chinese authorities are investigating the issue the use of BioKangTai s hepatitis B vaccines were halted