Duo sent to prison over il­le­gal vac­cine trade

China Daily European Weekly - - News Digest -

A woman and her daugh­ter were sen­tenced to prison terms on Jan 24 af­ter be­ing con­victed of sell­ing vac­cines with­out a li­cense in Shan­dong prov­ince, ac­cord­ing to a lo­cal court. Pang Hong­wei was sen­tenced to 15 years in prison for il­le­gally pur­chas­ing vac­cines and then sell­ing them to clients in the prov­ince and other parts of the coun­try be­tween June 2013 and April 2015, ac­cord­ing to the Ji­nan In­ter­me­di­ate Peo­ple’s Court. Pang im­prop­erly stored the vac­cines she bought, and sold them for a to­tal sales value of nearly 75 mil­lion yuan ($11 mil­lion), the court said.

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