A nurse prepares a vaccine to be given to a child in a hospital in Beijing, China. File photo/Reuters
China passed a law on Saturday tightening the supervision and management of how vaccines enter the market, requiring stricter management of their production, research and distribution, after a series of safety scandals.
China has pledged to reform and improve vaccine production and management after the scandals, including one last year in which a firm fabricated production and inspection records and sold ineffective vaccines, shaking public confidence in drugs made domestically.
The new law mandates severe punishment for those who participate in illegal practices, such as the fabrication of data, or who impede investigations, the Xinhua state news agency reported.
Horton, who took silver behind Sun at the weekend, refused to step onto the top step of the podium for photos after the medal ceremony in Gwangju, as doping allegations swirl around Sun.
American Caeleb Dressel swam the second-fastest 100m freestyle in history to retain his world title on Thursday as China lashed out at the anti-doping protests targeting Olympic star Sun Yang.
President Xi Jinping has vowed to make China a footballing force and is prepared to go to great lengths to do it, sending thousands of toddlers to “Football-focused” kindergartens.
A second grand prix — most likely on the streets — would complement the existing one on the $450 million Shanghai International Circuit. No country currently has two Formula One races, although F1 officials are negotiating for a second grand prix in the United States.
The video circulating on social media showed Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed and Sisi walking around the promenade in the evening during his stay in the UAE.
Prodrift taxis continue to take motorheads for rides at smoke-raging speeds, while the world's best stunt performers at Red Bull’s bike stunts and drifting are pushing the limits of what’s possible on two and four wheels to audiences till the close of the show.
The 5th Annual In-Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) Conference was opened yesterday in Abu Dhabi by Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Tolerance.