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there are approximately 20 million HEV infections, 3.4 million symptomatic cases and 70,000 deaths globally every year.
上海千花网The disease is typically most life-threatening among pregnant women, with a fatali
ty rate of 10 percent to 50 percent. People with pre-existing chr
onic liver disease are prone to develop severe hepatitis following HEV infection.
Drug regulators in Hainan province are investigating th上海千花网女神会所
e suspected sources of HPV 9-valent vaccines that were illegally administered at Boao Yin
feng Healthcare International Hospital, whose business license was revoked as a result.上海千花网
If a crime is found to have been committed, the case will be handed to public security departments, according to a state
ment jointly issued on Sunday by Hainan’s Health Commission, Market Supervision Administration, Drug Administration and Public Security Department.
It said the four departments will form a working group to supervise the investigations and legal enforcement.
The working group will contact people who received the vaccines at Yinfeng hospital, listen to their opinions and take action to safeguard their rights.
Located in the Boao Lecheng International Medical Tourism Pilot Zone, the hospital injected 38 patients since Janua上海千花网女神会所
ry last year with HPV 9-valent vaccine, charging 9,000 yuan ($1,350) for most of them. One person was given an injection as a welfare
treatment. The hospital did so without obtaining an official vaccination outpatient license, the statement said.
It said the health commission of Qionghai, which administers the Boao pilot zone, notifie
d the hospital of penalties on April 18, which included a warning, confiscation of more than 20上海千花网女神会所
1,000 yuan in illegal income, a fine of 8,000 yuan and a revocation of its business license as a medical institution.
The HPV 9-valent vaccine, which has only been legally available at the United Family Vaccine Center of Boao Super Hospital in the pilot zone since May last ye
ar, was developed for women between the ages of 16 and 26 mainly to help prevent cervical cancer caused by nine types of HPV.