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UNESCO bid for acupuncture sets off craze

(chinadaily.com.cn)
Updated: 2010-09-15 23:56
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UNESCO bid for acupuncture sets off craze
Three doctors operate scorpion moxibustion on the back of a patient in a Chinese medical hospital in Jinan, capital of Shandong province, Sept 14, 2010. The doctors applied scorpion wine to the patient’s back and then move ignited moxa sticks up and down to produce warmth, which is alleged to cure rachitis, also known as rickets. [Photo/Xinhua]