A national study on child abuse and neglect in rural China: does gender matters? - Wan G, Li L, Gu Y.
This study aims to answer this question through a national gender-balanced survey. An empirical investigation of 4943 children (Mage  = 12.08, 48.7% male) in eight provinces wa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

B.1.1.7. variant more transmissible, does not increase severity, Lancet studies suggest
(The Lancet) Two new studies, published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases and The Lancet Public Health, found no evidence that people with the B.1.1.7. variant experience worse symptoms or a heightened risk of developing long COVID compared with those infected with a different COVID-19 strain. However, viral load and R number were higher for B.1.1.7., adding to growing evidence that it is more transmissible than the first strain detected in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - April 13, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Indonesia satisfied with effectiveness of Chinese vaccine
Indonesia says it is satisfied with the effectiveness of the Sinovac coronavirus vaccine it is using, after the acknowledgement by China’s top disease control official that current vaccines offer low protection against the virus (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

China forces Jack Ma's Ant Group to restructure
The overhaul will force the Alibaba-backed group to become a financial holding firm. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Alibaba Stock Is Surging Today
The Chinese tech giant will pay a large fine -- but it could have been much worse. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Beijing has a navy it doesn't even admit exists, experts say. And it's swarming parts of the South China Sea
They've been dubbed China's "Little Blue Men," an allegedly Beijing-controlled maritime militia that analysts say could be hundreds of... (Source: Reuters: Health)
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Chinese COVID-19 Vaccines Not Very Effective: Official
MONDAY, April 12, 2021 -- Chinese COVID-19 vaccines " don't have very high protection rates, " the director of the China Centers for Disease Control admitted over the weekend. At a conference on Saturday, Gao Fu also said the government is... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 12, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

China sends 25 warplanes near Taiwan on Monday, in largest-ever incursion by its air force this year
Taipei, April 12 (CNA) A total of 25 Chinese military aircraft entered Taiwan's air defense identification zone (ADIZ) on Monday, the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
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The evolution and development of the value orientation of juvenile delinquency correction in China - Yang L, Zhao Q.
There have been several phases in the evolution and development of juvenile delinquency correction in China, including preparation and initiation phase, learning and transformation phase, construction and exploration phase, then development and promotion p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

UPMC International steams forward on track despite Covid-19 pandemic
One of its major projects, the first of a hospital management contract in China, is fully on track. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 12, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

China admits its Covid jabs are not very effective in major blow to global health battle
The director of the Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, Gao Fu, said the CoronaVac did not 'have very high protection rates' against symptomatic illness. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Highlights: April 12, 2021
Chinese COVID-19 Vaccines Not Very Effective: Official Chinese COVID-19 vaccines " don't have very high protection rates, " the director of the China Centers for Disease Control admitted over the weekend. At a conference on Saturday, Gao Fu also said... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 12, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

FACTBOX-Ant Group to overhaul business as Beijing clamps down
Ant Group, the fintech group controlled by Chinese billionaire Jack Ma, will restructure as a financial holding company in a sweeping... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ant Group Announces Overhaul as China Tightens Its Grip
Beijing has accused the internet-finance titan of flouting regulations in its quest for growth. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid-19 live updates: China ’s lack of transparency made pandemic worse, says top U.S. diplomat
More than 20 percent of the U.S. population has been vaccinated and deaths are declining steadily even while new cases are on the rise.... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

International scientists and researchers call for more rigorous investigation into the origins of coronavirus
(Natural News) On April 7, a group of international scientists and researchers called for a more rigorous investigation into the origins of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19). This came after China and the World Health Organization (WHO) released a report last week concluding that the virus most likely came from wildlife instead of a laboratory. The joint... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chinese official says local vaccines 'don't have high protection rates'
However he later appeared to backtrack, saying his comments were a "complete misunderstanding". (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US and China deploy aircraft carriers in South China Sea
Military activity in the South China Sea spiked over the weekend as a Chinese aircraft carrier entered the region and a US Navy... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chinese Covid-19 vaccine efficacy is 'not high,' top health official admits
The efficacy of Chinese Covid-19 vaccines is "not high" and authorities are weighing options to bolster protection -- including mixing... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China backtracks on comments questioning efficacy of local vaccines
Top health official says remarks about jabs were ‘taken out of context’ (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 12, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Top Chinese official admits vaccines have low effectiveness
In a rare acknowledgement, China’s top disease control official says current vaccines offer low protection against the coronavirus and mixing them is among strategies being considered to boost their effectiveness (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Mapping the paradigm shift of China's cancer burden for designing prevention strategies
(Cactus Communications) Cancer is one of the leading causes of mortality worldwide, and the global burden of cancer continues to rise steadily and unchecked. Recently, in an article published in the Chinese Medical Journal, researchers have examined the changing profiles of cancer incidence and mortality worldwide in comparison with those in China. The findings will help scientists, healthcare professionals, and policymakers devise appropriate preventive strategies to tackle the cancer burden in the country. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

World's first study to evaluate greenhouse gas emissions from Chinese inland waters
(The University of Hong Kong) As a primary greenhouse gas that drives global climate change, carbon dioxide emissions from inland waters play a key role in assessing the global carbon cycle. Researchers at the University of Hong Kong, together with global collaborators, have for the first-time, quantified CO2 emissions from streams, rivers, lakes, and reservoirs in China over the last three decades and compared two time periods: 1980s and 2010s, during which China experienced unprecedented environmental and socio-economic changes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 12, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Top official admits China's COVID-19 vaccines have low efficacy
In a rare admission of the weakness of coronavirus vaccines developed in China, the country's top disease control official says their effectiveness is low and the government is considering mixing them to get a boost. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Top official admits Chinese vaccines have low effectiveness
In a rare admission of the weakness of Chinese coronavirus vaccines, the country’s top disease control official says their effectiveness is low and the government is considering mixing them to give them a boost (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

EDDA Technology raises $150M in funding round led by Softbank
The surgery robotics developer will use the funds to reach fast-growing cities in China and come up with solutions to treat major diseases. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - April 12, 2021 Category: Information Technology Tags: Investing, Business Source Type: news

Infrastructure Plan Calls for Major Investments in Research
President Joe Biden has proposed investing $250 billion in the U.S. research enterprise under his broad infrastructure plan geared towards rebuilding the country’s infrastructure, creating jobs, and enabling the U.S. to “out-compete China.”    Related StoriesBiden Proposes Significant Boosts for ScienceHouse Science Committee Introduces Bill to Expand NSF, Double FundingAsk Your Representatives to Support Investment in NSF  (Source: Eye on Education)
Source: Eye on Education - April 12, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Infrastructure Plan Calls for Major Investments in Research
President Joe Biden has proposed investing $250 billion in the U.S. research enterprise under his broad infrastructure plan geared towards rebuilding the country’s infrastructure, creating jobs, and enabling the U.S. to “out-compete China.”    Related StoriesBiden Proposes Significant Boosts for ScienceHouse Science Committee Introduces Bill to Expand NSF, Double FundingAsk Your Representatives to Support Investment in NSF  (Source: Washington Watch)
Source: Washington Watch - April 12, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Infrastructure Plan Calls for Major Investments in Research
President Joe Biden has proposed investing $250 billion in the U.S. research enterprise under his broad infrastructure plan geared towards rebuilding the country’s infrastructure, creating jobs, and enabling the U.S. to “out-compete China.”    Related StoriesBiden Proposes Significant Boosts for ScienceHouse Science Committee Introduces Bill to Expand NSF, Double FundingAsk Your Representatives to Support Investment in NSF  (Source: AIBS BioScience Editorials)
Source: AIBS BioScience Editorials - April 12, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Infrastructure Plan Calls for Major Investments in Research
President Joe Biden has proposed investing $250 billion in the U.S. research enterprise under his broad infrastructure plan geared towards rebuilding the country’s infrastructure, creating jobs, and enabling the U.S. to “out-compete China.”    Related StoriesBiden Proposes Significant Boosts for ScienceHouse Science Committee Introduces Bill to Expand NSF, Double FundingAsk Your Representatives to Support Investment in NSF  (Source: AIBS News)
Source: AIBS News - April 12, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Infrastructure Plan Calls for Major Investments in Research
President Joe Biden has proposed investing $250 billion in the U.S. research enterprise under his broad infrastructure plan geared towards rebuilding the country’s infrastructure, creating jobs, and enabling the U.S. to “out-compete China.”    Related StoriesBiden Proposes Significant Boosts for ScienceHouse Science Committee Introduces Bill to Expand NSF, Double FundingAsk Your Representatives to Support Investment in NSF  (Source: BioScience Press Releases)
Source: BioScience Press Releases - April 12, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Infrastructure Plan Calls for Major Investments in Research
President Joe Biden has proposed investing $250 billion in the U.S. research enterprise under his broad infrastructure plan geared towards rebuilding the country’s infrastructure, creating jobs, and enabling the U.S. to “out-compete China.”    Related StoriesBiden Proposes Significant Boosts for ScienceHouse Science Committee Introduces Bill to Expand NSF, Double FundingAsk Your Representatives to Support Investment in NSF  (Source: Education Reports)
Source: Education Reports - April 12, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Infrastructure Plan Calls for Major Investments in Research
President Joe Biden has proposed investing $250 billion in the U.S. research enterprise under his broad infrastructure plan geared towards rebuilding the country’s infrastructure, creating jobs, and enabling the U.S. to “out-compete China.”    Related StoriesBiden Proposes Significant Boosts for ScienceHouse Science Committee Introduces Bill to Expand NSF, Double FundingAsk Your Representatives to Support Investment in NSF  (Source: AIBS Classifieds)
Source: AIBS Classifieds - April 12, 2021 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

China, Russia undermine international Myanmar response, EU's top diplomat says
The European Union's top diplomat said on Sunday Russia and China were hampering a united international response to Myanmar's military... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Top US diplomat Blinken criticises China, says 'need to get to the bottom' of Covid-19 origin
Blinken said it was important to reach a more conclusive accounting of how the pandemic began.. Read more at straitstimes.com. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Official: Chinese vaccines' effectiveness low
In a rare admission of the weakness of Chinese coronavirus vaccines, the country’s top disease control official says their effectiveness... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China official calls reports he said country's COVID-19 vaccines weren't very effective 'a complete misunderstanding'
Chinese Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Gao Fu is walking back comments he made about the country's COVID-19... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Florida is throwing the "tea in the harbor" by denying vaccine passports and nullifying all the plandemic tyranny rules of the Marxist DC Democrats
(Natural News) Just say no to chemical violence and medical violence. Don’t be coerced into getting the Chinese Flu vaccines that contain experimental mRNA technology when the whole vaccine industry in this country has already dished out over $4 billion in damages to its victims, dead and alive. If you believe the vaccine industry is... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Official: Chinese vaccines' effectiveness low
In a rare admission of the weakness of Chinese coronavirus vaccines, the country’s top disease control official says their effectiveness is low and the government is considering mixing them to give them a boost (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Record penalty for Ma's Alibaba marks tumultuous stretch for its founder
Once seemingly untouchable, Alibaba founder Jack Ma has endured a tumultuous run that saw his Chinese e-commerce giant hit with a record... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Official: Chinese vaccines' effectiveness low
BEIJING (AP) — In a rare admission of the weakness of Chinese coronavirus vaccines, the country's top disease control official says... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China considers mixing vaccines to bolster efficacy
Center for Disease Control makes first public admission that there are efficacy problems with domestic jabs (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 11, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

China's plans for Himalayan super dam stoke fears in India
Beijing is effectively in a position to control the origins of much of South Asia's water supply.. Read more at straitstimes.com. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China is planning a mega dam in Tibet able to produce triple the electricity generated by the Three Gorges -- the world's largest power...
China's plans for Himalayan super dam stoke fears in India (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US-Philippines officials discuss concerns over China's ships
ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT (AP) — Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Saturday discussed with his Philippine counterpart China’s... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. And Chinese Carrier Groups Mass In The South China Sea
The northern reaches of the South China Sea have become very busy as of late with two U.S. carrier groups and one Chinese carrier group... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China fines Alibaba record $2.75 billion for anti-monopoly violations
China slapped a record 18 billion yuan ($2.75 billion) fine on Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Saturday, after an anti-monopoly probe found... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

US Vows to Defend Taiwan Amid Chinese Military Incursions
The US State Department says its commitment to defend the country in the face of Chinese threats is 'rock solid.' (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China Fines Alibaba $2.8 Billion; Will This Mark The Bottom For BABA Stock, JD.com, Pinduoduo, Tencent?
Access to this page has been denied because we believe you are using automation tools to browse the website. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Taiwan to stage live-fire drills on Dongsha Islands in South China Sea as fears of possible PLA attack grow
Exercises will take place on Dongsha Islands in South China Sea on April 25 and May 5, Taiwan’s coastguard says. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news