How will COVID-19 affect China’s healthcare system?

The effects of coronavirus (COVID-19) have stretched China’s healthcare system to its limits and have prompted the government to accelerate its health reforms for 2020. In this feature by Pacific Prime China, we look at the country’s changing health reforms and discuss the impacts digital technology (or telehealth) is having on China’s healthcare system. China’s …

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The plague in China

Towards the end of 2019, three serious cases of bubonic plague had arisen in China causing fear that the country might be overwhelmed by what some acknowledge as one of the most devastating lethal infections in human history. While the diagnosed patients were receiving treatment in a hospital in Beijing, the news of the diagnosis …

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