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cers and sellers of defective vaccines. Those prod
ucing or selling fake vaccines shall face a fine of 15 to 50 times the value of the illicit product上海千花坊女神会所
s, while substandard vaccine makers or sellers face a fine of 10 to 30 times the value.
上海千花坊It also raises the threshold for fines, by stipulating that fake or substandard vaccines worth less than 500,000 yuan ($72,908) shall be calculated as 500,000 yuan.
Production and business operation will be suspended for rectification, and drug registration certificates or even pharmaceutical production licenses can be revoked, it said.上海千花坊女神会所
The tough punishments will exert positive impacts on the whole-process supervision of vaccines, said Jiao Hong, head of the National Medical Products Administration.
It will further enhance the quality of the country’s vaccines and boost the public’s confide上海千花坊
nce on vaccine safety, Jiao said at a press conference held after the five-day legislative session closed.
An autopsy will be carried out to help determine the reason behind the death of a 3-year-old girl from Lianyungang, Jiang
上海千花坊女神会所su province, who died after receiving a rabies vaccine, the local government was quoted as saying on Tuesday.
The girl, surnamed Zhang, was scratched by the pet dog of her classmate on April 26. After about 23 hours, she received a freeze-dried rabies vaccine at a local hosp
ital. But early April 28, the girl suffered a febrile convulsion and was rushed to hospital for emergency treatment. She died later that day.
The case has attracted attention from netizens who wondered whether the death could be caused by disqualified vaccines.上海千花坊女神会所
According to The Paper, a preliminary investigation by local health authorities showed
no recipients had adverse reactions after getting vaccines from the same batch between March 11 and April 30.
The investigation also showed the hospital where she was vaccinated and the doctor involv
ed are qualified, the vaccine used was within its validity period and there is no problem found in its
cold-chain transportation. As required by the girl’s family, the hospital has kept a vaccine of the same batch as a sample to check.
ns in February for the clinical application of new biomedical technologies, stipulating that clini
cal research that involves human trials, including gene editing, stem cells, organ transplants be
tween species and assisted reproductive technologies, must secure the approval of the commission in advance.
Under the draft, which is yet to be adopted, violators may face punishments including fines, revocation of business permits or criminal charges.
The commission this year will complete its revision of an existing r
egulation on ethical inspection of human-related biomedical research that was adopted in 2016.
Authorities are also considering establishing a national ethics co
mmittee that supervises life science technologies and researchers to ensure compliance wi
th ethical standards, Huang Jiefu, former vice-minister of health, told China Daily in an earlier interview.