Health authorities in Jiangxi province detected traces of HIV in the batch. Photo: Alamy

12,000 Chinese blood plasma treatments contaminated with HIV

  • Traces found in batch used for immune deficiencies caused by illnesses including leukaemia, hepatitis and rabies
  • Hospitals advised to report their stocks of the treatment and closely monitor patients already treated
Topic |   Health in China

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Health authorities in Jiangxi province detected traces of HIV in the batch. Photo: Alamy
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A law enforcement officer checking vaccines in Rongan, China, in July. China’s corruption watchdog on Saturday said it had disciplined more than 80 officials linked to a vaccine scandal last year. Phto: EPA-EFE

China disciplines more than 80 officials linked to major vaccine scandal

  • Four officials from the China Food and Drug Administration, including former deputy director Wu Zhen, have been handed over to prosecutors
  • Changchun Changsheng Biotechnology was fined US$1.3 billion in October
Topic |   Vaccine scandal in China

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A law enforcement officer checking vaccines in Rongan, China, in July. China’s corruption watchdog on Saturday said it had disciplined more than 80 officials linked to a vaccine scandal last year. Phto: EPA-EFE
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