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China reports 11th vaccine-related infant death

Health authorities in northwest China’s Gansu Province said late Friday that they are investigating a new infant death linked to hepatitis B vaccination, the 11th such case in the country since November.

A baby in the provincial capital of Lanzhou died after receiving the vaccination

 

Foundation expands aid to kids

 

The China Foundation for Disabled Persons (CFDP) is expanding its assistance to children with cerebral palsy (CP) by establishing a special “DeerKids” relief fund in Beijing on Friday.

 

DeerKids plans to fund at least 20 poverty-stricken families with

 

New H7N9 case reported in Guangzhou

South China’s Guangdong Province reported a new human H7N9 case on Thursday, raising the total number of H7N9 cases in the province to six since August.

The new patient is a 38-year-old resident surnamed Ou in Shenzhen city, according to the provincial health authority.

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TCM should “learn rules”

An expert in China’s natural health products has one crucial suggestion for traditional Chinese medicine-makers interested in selling their products in the United States: Know the rules.

Though TCM is slowly gaining acceptance in the US, most remedies are sold as over-the-counter