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No daily MERS cases, deaths added in S. Korea


No case of infection with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) was added in South Korea Saturday, leaving the total contagion cases at 166, the health ministry said.

Vice-Premier attends unveiling ceremony of TCM center in Czech Republic


Vice-Premier Liu Yandong attends the unveiling ceremony of a traditional Chinese medicine research center at the hospital of Hradec Kralove University in Hradec Kralove, the Czech Republic, June 17, 2015.

Vice-premier visits local hospital in Prague, Czech Republic


Vice-Premier Liu Yandong listens to the introduction as she visits a local hospital in Prague, capital of Czech Republic, on June 15, 2015.

Wang Guoqiang calls for a joint effort in fighting MERS


Wang Guoqiang, vice-minister of the NHFPC has pointed out that frequent contacts with the Middle East and South Korea have increased the risk of bringing the MERS virus to China.

Chinese health minister thanks the Koreans for help with MERS patient


Li Bin, minister of NHFPC has written to Moon Hyung-pyo, South Korea’s minister of health and welfare, on June 11 to express appreciation for the country’s medical treatment of Chinese citizen working in Korea who was confirmed to be suffering from the MERS virus.

Vice-Premier Liu Yandong addresses China-CEEC health ministers meeting


Vice-Premier Liu Yandong on June 16 hailed the 2015 Health Ministers meeting between China and Central and Eastern European Countries (CEEC) a “milestone” in advancing China-CEEC cooperation in the health sector.

Vice-premier stresses importance of food safety


Vice-Premier Wang Yang stressed the importance of the rule of law and morality in ensuring the nation’s food safety on June 15, when he attended the China Food Safety Publicity Week in Beijing.

Checks on imported food to get tougher


The food quality watchdog is set to further strengthen the regulation of imported foods, which are growing more popular following a series of food safety scandals in China.

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