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Chinese woman, 24, dies of malnutrition despite US$145,000 effort to save her

  • Wu Huayan, who lost her mother at four and spent much of her life caring for a sick brother, fell ill after eating only boiled rice and pickled chilli for five years
  • She appealed for financial help after being admitted to hospital in October, but the public’s generosity was not enough to save her
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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.