China vaccine maker hit by police, graft probes as scandal widens

Boxes of vials containing the rabies vaccines manufactured by the vaccine maker Changsheng Biotechnology, is seen at a local disease prevention and control centre in Huangshan, Anhui province, China July 23, 2018. Picture taken July 23, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA.

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Changsheng Biotechnology, the Chinese vaccine maker accused of falsifying data, plunged deeper into crisis on Tuesday as both police and the country’s top graft watchdog launched investigations into the firm. As public outrage over the scandal snowballed this week, political leadership in Beijing, eager to maintain confidence in China’s vaccine industry, has […]

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