China is expected to launch its nationwide vaccine tracking system in March next year, an official said Thursday.
No new patients have been infected by the pneumonic plague in Beijing, said the Beijing Health Commission late Thursday, after authorities ruled out two suspicious cases at Beijing Children's Hospital and Xuanwu Hospital, determining they were not related to the infectious disease.
A recent survey shows that 57.3 percent of primary and high school students in Beijing are nearsighted, compared with the national average of 53.6 percent, an official with the municipal disease prevention and control center said on Wednesday.
The supply of flu vaccines in China this year will be twice as large as last year to ensure demand is met, the top health authority said on Wednesday, adding it is well prepared for the arrival of flu season.
Legend has it that the first cup of tea was made in about in 2737 BC in China, when leaves from an overhanging Camellia sinensis plant fell into Emperor Shennong's cup of boiling water.