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Baidu faces probe after outcry over cancer treatment

By Shan Juan ( China Daily ) Updated: 2016-05-03 08:12:01

The central government has set up an investigation team to probe search engine giant Baidu, after the company was accused by a hospital patient, who since has died, of providing misleading medical treatment information.

The team is made up of officials from the Cyberspace Administration of China, the National Health and Family Planning Commission and the State Administration for Industry and Commerce-the regulator of online advertisement.

Jiang Jun, spokesman for the CAC, which is the country's internet regulator, said the results of the investigation will be made public.

Baidu faces probe after outcry over cancer treatment

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