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Government takes measures to maintain medical order
People who attack medical staff will be placed on a blacklist, according to a circular released by China’s top economic planner on Tuesday that is designed to deter illegal acts targeting medical staff and institutions.
Those who receive punishments such as administrative detention from the public security authorities, or criminal punishment by judicial organs, for offenses such as purposefully injuring medical staff in hospitals or carrying weapons into hospitals illegally, will be put on the blacklist, said the circular, which was approved by 28 central government departments.
Information about those on the list will be shared among the 28 departments, including the National Health Commission, the Ministry of Public Security and the Ministry of Transport, the circular said.
They will face punishment including restrictions in getting government subsidies, seeking government employment, and traveling in first-class sections on planes and high-speed trains…
Vaccine maker Changsheng fined 9.1 billion yuan in safety scandal
Changchun Changsheng Biotech Co in Jilin province was forced to pay about 9.1 billion yuan ($1.3 billion) in penalties on Tuesday after the drugmaker was involved in a human rabies vaccine safety scandal in July.
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China to build TCM experience center for 2022 Winter Olympics
A Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) experience center will be built for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing to provide medical services and spread TCM culture, according to the Beijing Daily on Oct 15.