Chinese Internet Users Employ the Blockchain to Share a Censored News Article

Shannon Liao
Verge
Chinese netizens have turned to blockchain to share a censored news story about faulty vaccines given to small babies. Their efforts to repost an investigative piece about a large vaccine maker were largely thwarted by Internet monitors, but by...

Green Space

05.04.16

Vaccine Scandal Rocks China

David O’Connor
China was rocked last month by another public health scandal, after Chinese police announced the discovery of a criminal organization selling millions of improperly stored vaccines in 24 provinces and municipalities. The affected vaccines have a...

China to Punish Hundreds of Officials over Vaccine Scandal

BBC
The Chinese government has promised to punish 357 officials over a scandal involving the illegal sale of vaccines.

China Vaccine Probe Nets 130 Arrests as Public Anger Builds

Charlie Campbell
Time
Some 20,000 doses of tainted inoculations have also been seized by authorities.

China Vaccine Scandal: 37 Arrested

BBC
Authorities had known about it since April last year, but they only made the news public last Friday.

China Vaccine Scandal Prompts Angry Backlash from Parents and Doctors

Charlie Campbell
Time
People are questioning how almost $90 million of illegal vaccines were distributed across two-thirds of the country.

China Says It Found Ring Said to Sell Improperly Stored Vaccines

Austin Ramzy
New York Times
The police had uncovered a criminal ring suspected of selling improperly stored vaccines beginning in 2010.