Thousands Of Chinese Children Potentially Received Faulty Vaccines In Setback For Nation’s Drug Industry, Regulator

New York Times: Thousands of Children Injected with Faulty Vaccines in China
“Chinese parents were in an uproar on Monday amid reports that hundreds of thousands of children might have been injected with faulty vaccines, the latest scandal to hit the nation’s troubled drug industry…” (Hernández, 7/23).

Reuters: Fresh scandal erupts over vaccine safety in China
“…The incident is a major blow for Beijing’s efforts to push domestically made vaccines and for China’s drug regulator, which has been struggling to clean up the world’s second-biggest drug industry…” (Patton, 7/22).

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