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China AIDS Death Toll SKYROCKETS: Up Nearly 20,000 In A Year

AFP || Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING (AFP) -- The total number of reported AIDS deaths in China has jumped by nearly 20,000 since an official estimate last year, state media said ...

China's Diabetes Problem: 1 In 10 Face Disease

AP | MARGIE MASON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

After working overtime to catch up to life in the West, China now faces a whole new problem: the world's biggest diabetes epidemic. One in 10 Chinese...

Chinese Hospital Infects 64 With Hepatitis

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

At least 64 people have been infected with hepatitis C after receiving transfusions of tainted blood at a county hospital in southern China, a hospita...

Fixing China's Health Problems

Jaeah J. Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jaeah J. Lee

In one health crisis after another, Beijing has simply fired officials, issued new quality standards, and promised to get it right next time. Meanwhile, the scandals have only continued.