Recent scandals about substandard pharmaceutical drugs will likely jeopardize Beijing’s ambitions to become a international pharma leader — even as Chinese President Xi Jinping’s government seeks to quell public anger.
The current furor erupted after a rabies vaccine for humans manufactured by Changchun Changsheng Biotechnology — one of China’s largest vaccine makers — was found to have violated safety standards.
Changchun Changsheng was also found to have earlier sold a substandard vaccine for diphtheria, whooping cough and tetanus.
Not only are drugs for the domestic market under scrutiny, products for export are also being closely examined.
Who is testing vaccines IMPARTIALLY, who is not associated with or profiting from the vaccines in the USA and making sure they are not ‘tainted’, like millions of doses in China? Recalling them is not a ‘solution’, after they have been injected into people and infants already. How many of these vaccines are being imported into the USA?