Regulations of a form of Chinese manipulative massage for children have been questioned following the death of a four-month-old girl. Photo: Handout

Baby death in China sparks call for regulation of TCM massage therapists

  • Four-month-old girl dies of multiple organ failure after traditional therapy to treat cold symptoms
  • Cause of death is still unknown but experts say it is time practitioners had more training
Topic |   China Society

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Regulations of a form of Chinese manipulative massage for children have been questioned following the death of a four-month-old girl. Photo: Handout
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Mandy Zuo

Mandy Zuo

Mandy Zuo joined the Post in 2010 and reports on China. She has covered a wide range of subjects including policy, rural issues, culture and society. She worked in Beijing before relocating to Shanghai in 2014.