Blood shortages reported in China

BEIJING, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- In a move to address China's blood supply shortage, the country's health minister has donated blood and says health workers should take the lead in donating.

Chinese officials take swine flu measures

BEIJING, May 2 (UPI) -- China's health minister says the country must immediately implement preventative measures to guard against the possible spread of the swine flu.

China says it developed fast flu test

BEIJING, April 30 (UPI) -- China has developed an efficient means to diagnose instantly the presence of H1N1 flu, commonly called swine flu, Health Minister Chen Zhu said Thursday.

Tainted formula kills third baby in China

BEIJING, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Tainted baby milk formula has claimed the life of a third infant in China, while the number of children sickened by the contaminated product exceeded 6,000.

China HFMD kills 28 children, more cases

BEIJING, May 7 (UPI) -- A 28th child has died from a hand-foot-mouth disease outbreak in China, where the illness has been diagnosed in thousands of children.

July bioscience convention set in China

BEIJING, May 9 (UPI) -- The Society of Chinese Bio-scientists in America and the Chinese Academy of Sciences planned Sunday to arrange the 10th International Symposium for July.

Chen Zhu (Chinese: 陈竺; Pinyin: Chén Zhú; born August 17, 1953), is a Chinese hematologist, molecular biologist, and current Minister of Health of P.R.China. Chen also holds professorship at the School of Medicine of the Shanghai Jiao Tong University in Shanghai.

Chen was born in Shanghai in August 1953, and his ancestral hometown is Zhenjiang, Jiangsu Province.

Chen obtained his master's degree from the Shanghai Second Medical Sciences University (the medical university later would be merged into Shanghai Jiao Tong University and now is SJTU's medical school) in September, 1981.

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