Antibodies to reduce H7N9 symptoms?

Chinese scientists discovered the infection mechanism of the Avian influenza A H7N9 virus and a new way to reduce symptoms caused by the disease. The study was led by Sun Shihui from Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology and Zhao Guangyu from Academy of Military Medical Science. The study showed that when Read more…

China’s first Ebola vaccine

The Academy of Military Medical Sciences (AMMS) teamed up with Tianjin CanSino Biotechnology to conduct research on Ebola and have now successfully developed China’s first Ebola vaccine and the product is entering clinical trials. The new developed vaccine is based on the current genetic strain of the Ebola virus found in Read more…

Chenyu Yisheng, mobile doctor app

Largest Chinese mobile health app investment

Yesterday the Beijing-based company Chunyu Yisheng (short: Chunyu) received an investment of USD 50 million, the biggest investment in a Chinese mobile health app company ever. The company was founded in 2011 with the flagship product being a mobile doctor/consultation app. Chunyu has about 30 million active users, asking a daily amount of 50,000 health related questions to 40,000 online Read more…