2 tried over illegal vaccine trade
Two people stood trial on Friday for allegedly selling vaccines without a license, according to a local court. Pang Hongwei was accused of illegally purchasing and selling vaccines between June 2013 and April 2015, according to the Jinan Intermediate People’s Court. Pang improperly stored the vaccines she bought, and she earned 74 million yuan ($10.9 million), the court said. Sun Qi, Pang’s daughter, assisted her mother and has been implicated in the sale of vaccines worth over 42 million yuan. The pair pleaded guilty. A verdict will be issued at a later date, the court said.