A South China Morning Post editorial, citing recent research, warns that extensive unrestricted...
by Samuel Wade | Feb 18, 2013
In 2011, human consumption of antibiotics in China was ten times the global average. Because overuse of the drugs can give rise to resistance in the bacteria they target, the Health Ministry has repeatedly promised to cut down...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 24, 2010
Almost one in ten adults in China has diabetes, a new reports says. From Reuters: According to the report, more than 92 million adults in China have diabetes, and nearly 150 million more are well on their way to developing it....
by Sophia Cao | Jan 20, 2008
Before the founding of the People’s Republic, people with leprosy were killed to prevent them from spreading the disease to others. In the 1950s, this disease could be cured and in the 1980s, medicines were handed out to leprosy patients for free. Even though the disease can be cured, the lasting effects, and discrimination, still […]
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- Forum2000 – Data colonialism: Where China and the West diverge
- FT – China flood response reveals Beijing’s need to prepare for extreme weather
- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods