MEDICAL: China's high tech leader

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China has produced a medical breakthrough to treat people with HIV and AIDS. Tangherb is a Chinese herbal medicine that strengthens immunity and delays HIV cells from replicating. Compared to rivals, it is cheaper, causes fewer side effects and can greatly improve the patients' quality of life.

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One of the biggest problems facing China's 1.3 billion people: shortage of blood. The supply of blood is low, clean blood even lower. One estimate says the chance of contracting AIDS during a blood transfusion in a hospital is one in 2000 compared to the USA, where it's one in 420-thousand. China's leading maker of high tech medical equipment is now attacking the problem - with R&D from top scientists, support from the state, and partnership with the world leader, General Electric.


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