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HIV/AIDS cases on the rise in China

Tweet The number of new HIV/AIDS cases in China has grown approximately 13 percent in the first 10 months of the year, leading the country’s premier-in-waiting to promise that non-government organizations would become more involved. Li Keqiang recently spoke with … Read More »

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China releases disease data for May

TweetThe Chinese Ministry of Health recently reported that it had confirmed nearly one million cases of infectious disease infection in May on the Chinese mainland that resulted in 1,575 deaths. The majority of the deaths, 1,441 cases, were reportedly as … Read More »

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Legionnaires’ disease found at Hong Kong government complex

The bacterium that causes Legionnaires’ disease has been found at several sites in a new Hong Kong government complex, causing one minister to fall ill and major embarrassment for the authorities involved. Read More »

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Hantavirus outbreak in China kills 13

An outbreak of hantavirus in eastern China has killed 13 and infected 249 people. Read More »

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Global Fund to resume operations with China

The embattled Global Health Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria recently ended a dispute with China and will soon resume its operations there, ending a major source of embarrassment for the government in Beijing. Read More »

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Scarlett fever outbreak hits Hong Kong

Public health officials in Hong Kong have issued a warning about an outbreak of scarlet fever that has infected more than 400 children this year. Read More »

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China’s Health Ministry warns of rise of drug resistant diseases

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China aims to eliminate measles

The health minister of China, stated on Thursday that the country is trying to eliminate the incidence of measles in China over the next five years following a 25.8 percent drop in 2010. Read More »

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Hong Kong reports no new bird flu cases

Plague outbreak reported in Tibet

Sinovac obtains 5th H1N1 vaccine order from Chinese government

China says H1N1 flu spreading into the countryside

Sinovac seeks to conduct trial for vaccine against hand, foot, and mouth disease

China worries swine flu vaccine campaign faltering

Sinovac establishes joint venture to expand vaccine development, manufacturing

Beijing extends H1N1 flu vaccine inoculation to all residents