China Shandong illegal vaccine scandal sparks anger

Chinese citizens have reacted with anger and alarm at news of a massive illegal vaccine operation uncovered in Shandong province.

The illegal vaccine ring involved hundreds of people, and affected 24 provinces and cities, local media said.

On Monday, news that a boy had died after a vaccination sparked more anger, though officials said there was no link to the Shandong scandal.

China has seen several health and safety scandals in recent years.

‘Isn’t this genocide?’

The illegal vaccine ring was said to have been in operation since 2011.

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