The rapid growth of China’s medical beauty industry is accompanied by high-profile problems, including disfigurement of patients and botulinum toxin poisoning. Photo: Shutterstock

Chinese woman’s beauty treatment left her with near-fatal dose of botulism

  • Within days of injections into her face at clinic, 29-year-old is floored by double vision, violent headaches and vomiting
  • Doctors realise botulinum toxin jabs were to blame for illness and she spent two weeks recovering in hospital
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The rapid growth of China’s medical beauty industry is accompanied by high-profile problems, including disfigurement of patients and botulinum toxin poisoning. Photo: Shutterstock
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