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China's Modern Medical Minister

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Science  28 Mar 2008:
Vol. 319, Issue 5871, pp. 1748-1749
DOI: 10.1126/science.319.5871.1748a

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A reshuffle this month put China�s minister of health, Chen Zhu, in charge of the State Food and Drug Administration. Science interviewed him about the tension between Western medicine and traditional Chinese medicine, a plan to strengthen medical research, and the more open research atmosphere in China since the SARS outbreak in 2003.