Tag Archives: China

Hard Liquor: Officials Seize Chinese Spirits Laced with Viagra

Hard Liquor: Officials Seize Chinese Spirits Laced with Viagra

  Beijing, China – Chinese authorities have seized thousands of bottles of spirits laced with chemicals used to make erectile dysfunction drugs such as Viagra, officials said. Two manufacturers in Liuzhou ...

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China to Open First High Security Bio Laboratory

China to Open First High Security Bio Laboratory

  BEIJING, October 1, 2014 (AFP) – China’s first high-security biosafety laboratory will be ready for use by December, in a move hailed as a “crucial” moment in the fight ...

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Guyana, China Sign Five-Year Health Pact

Guyana, China Sign Five-Year Health Pact

  GEORGETOWN, September 27, 2014 (AFP) – China on Saturday agreed to train Guyanese doctors in medical specialities, as part of a five-year deal with the South American country. China’s ...

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China Ups its Medics in Ebola-Hit Sierra Leone to 174

China Ups its Medics in Ebola-Hit Sierra Leone to 174

  GENEVA, September 16, 2014 (AFP) – China will send more medics to Ebola-hit Sierra Leone to help boost laboratory testing for the virus, raising the total number of Chinese ...

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Burn, Patient, Burn: Medical Inferno in China

Burn, Patient, Burn: Medical Inferno in China

  BEIJING, July 4, 2014 (AFP) – A therapist pours alcohol over a patient and sets him alight — for some in China, playing with fire is a treatment for ...

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PH on Top of the Heap in TB Cases

PH on Top of the Heap in TB Cases

  The government’s aggressive drive for Health for All suffered yet another stunning blow as the Philippines landed among the four countries that account for 93 percent of the tuberculosis ...

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Hong Kong to Cull 20,000 Chickens after H7N9 Found

Hong Kong to Cull 20,000 Chickens after H7N9 Found

  HONG KONG, January 27, 2014 (AFP) – Hong Kong will cull approximately 20,000 chickens after discovering the H7N9 avian influenza virus in a batch of poultry imported from mainland ...

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