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  1. 1,600 get fake rabies vaccine

    Posted Sep 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui More than 1,600 people in Guangxi have been injected with fake rabies vaccine and at least one- a five-year-old boy- has died as a result. The scandal was only made public ... the company identified by the label as the producer denied making it or distributing products in Guangxi. The investigation found the drug had no rabies vaccine ingredients, according to a report ...

  2. Fake rabies vaccine ring jailed over boy's death

    Posted Dec 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui A Guangxi man who sold a fake rabies vaccine that led to the death of a five-year-old boy last year has been jailed for two and a half years by a Laibin city court. ... the child's death and found that it was not rabies vaccine. The company identified on the packaging as the manufacturer denied making or distributing their products in Guangxi. The clinic was one ...

  3. HK warned after 75pc rise in liver fluke disease

    Posted May 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with the biggest increases in clonorchiasis were Guangdong and Guangxi, where the infection rate more than doubled, and Jilin, where it increased by more than 600 per cent. But experts also warned Hong Kong, which was not included in the survey, about potential problems because of its fish and meat imports from Guangdong and Guangxi. Clonorchiasis, or liver fluke disease, can lead ...

  4. 112 students struck down by hepatitis

    Posted Dec 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Irene Wang More than 100 middle school students in Guangxi have been infected with hepatitis A in an epidemic blamed on contaminated drinking water and poor hygiene, mainland media said ... the emergency director of the Guangxi Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, was quoted by Xinhua as saying the outbreak occurred through a combination of circumstances. 'The initial conclusion ...

  5. Encephalitis kills two children, infects 100

    Posted Jun 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Siu-sin Outbreaks in Gansu and Guangxi come at start of peak season for the disease Two outbreaks of viral encephalitis have been reported in Gansu and Guangxi, with more than 100 ... treated 26 children and its No 4 People's Hospital had treated 74. Forty-four children remain in hospital. In Guangxi's Beihai city, two children died after contracting encephalitis B, ...

  6. Drug firm has licence revoked

    Posted Dec 14th 2007, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... in Shanghai and the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region developed pains in their legs and some had difficulty walking after being injected with the medicines in July. The administration and the Ministry ... adverse reaction in leukaemia patients in Shanghai, Guangxi, Beijing, Anhui, Hebei, Henan and other regions. Shanghai city government yesterday said they were co-operating with the central ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China needs incentives for environmental health and safety

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by Henry Miller

    ... into the Longjiang, a river in Guangxi province. To stop the contamination spreading, the local fire department had to add huge quantities of aluminium chloride, which binds to cadmium and settles ...

  8. Cancer scare blocks eel exports

    Posted Aug 17th 2005, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong The Guangdong government has recalled and banned exports of all eel products apart from live animals after cancer-causing agents were found in eels in Guangxi autonomous region and Fujian province. Guangdong's agricultural authority said it had not found the chemical, malachite green, in any eel products but had taken the decision as a precaution. The province accounts ...

  9. Bishop dies at 104 after long illness

    Posted Jan 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jasmine Wang China's oldest prelate, Bishop Joseph Meng Ziwen of the Nanning Catholic diocese, has died at the age of 104. Meng, who was secretly ordained a bishop in 1984, died on Sunday night at a church in Guigang, 135km east of Nanning, the capital of Guangxi. Nanning's Coadjutor Bishop, John Tan Yanchuan, 45, has succeeded Meng and will preside at a requiem Mass ...

  10. Mercury makes skin cream toxic

    Posted Jun 19th 2006, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... said tests showed mercury levels in one product were 93,000 times the acceptable limit. Zou Weiming, a vice-director of the Guangxi Occupational Diseases Prevention Research Institute, said ... teacher in Nanning, Guangxi, was diagnosed with vitiligo after using a spot-removing cream to treat age-related spots for 20 days in 2003. The cream she used was later found to contain 990 times ...




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