(Not So) Fun Fact: What Happened To The Chinese Government Head That Approved Unsafe Medicine

Fun facts about medicine

During the 2000s, Zheng Xiaoyu was the head of the agency that regulates medicines and food. He took bribes from several pharmaceutical companies that ended up resulting in many deaths in China and outside its borders. He was arrested and executed by lethal injection in 2007.

3 Comments Add yours

  1. Musings says:

    Well… he sure deserved it, unless he was just a fall guy.


  2. Theresa says:

    I wonder if he felt an ounce of remorse for those who’s deaths he was responsible for.


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