April 25, 2016 by Jon Rapport
A vaccine scandal has erupted in China.
Time Magazine reports (“China Vaccine Scandal Prompts Angry Backlash From Parents and Doctors,” 3/22/2016):
“Furious parents and health care professionals in China are demanding to know how almost $90 million of improperly stored and potentially fatal vaccines were distributed across some two-thirds of the country over the past five years, in the latest public-health scandal to raise serious questions over the efficacy of the Chinese Communist Party’s rule.
“According to state media, a mother and daughter from eastern China’s Shandong province have been caught peddling 25 kinds of unrefrigerated vaccines — including for polio, mumps, rabies, hepatitis B, encephalitis and meningococcal diseases — to medical facilities across 24 Chinese provinces since 2010.
“Inflaming the public backlash, authorities had apparently known about the case since last April, though only publicized the news late Friday in a belated…
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