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Alumni donate 8,000 masks to help shield USC health care workers from COVID-19

June 18, 2020

Chinese alumni procured and donated thousands of surgical masks to USC health workers on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic. Originally published by USC Dornsife. Written by Margaret Crable. 

Law of the People's Republic of China on Prevention and Treatment of Infectious Diseases (2013 Amendment), June 29, 2013

January 29, 2020
(Adopted at the Sixth Session of the Standing Committee of the Seventh National People's Congress on February 21, 1989; revised at the 11th Sessi

传染病信息报告管理规范, October 29, 2015

January 29, 2020

2015年10月29日,国家卫生计生委办公厅以国卫办疾控发〔2015〕53号印发《传染病信息报告管理规范(2015年版)》。

Nakajima, Body, Society, and Nation: The Creation of Public Health and Urban Culture in Shanghai, 2018.

December 16, 2019

Chieko Nakajima's book was reviewed by John Knight for the History of Socialisms discussion list. It is reprinted here by Creative Commons license.

PRC State Council, Food Security in China, October 2019

October 14, 2019

The State Council Information Office of the People's Republic of China published this white paper on food security.

Cao, GMO China - How Global Debates Transformed China's Agricultural Biotechnology Policies, 2018

October 3, 2019

Ronald J. Herring wrote this review of Cao's GMO China for the History of Asia discussion list. It's reprinted here via Creative Commons license.

Public Health Scholar On China’s Research Partnerships With Coca-Cola

July 8, 2019

Critics have long accused food and beverage companies of trying to exonerate their products from blame for obesity by funding organizations that highlight alternative causes. US-China Today investigates the supposed model of transparency between Coca-Cola and China’s private and government research institutions and its implications for public health.

USC researchers race against a tick-borne illness originating in China

January 24, 2019
The Asian longhorned tick, new to North America, can transmit a disease that causes nausea, diarrhea and muscle pain — and, often, death.

Taiwanese students get a taste of medicine at USC

February 23, 2017

Originally published by USC News.

USC, Peking University to team on one of China’s first graduate programs in occupational therapy

October 28, 2016

The partnership has the potential to transform the quality of life for millions of people, USC provost says.

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Events

July 2, 2020 - 4:00pm

The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a webinar with David Zweig to look at how tensions between the United States and China have impacted scientific collaboration and research.  

July 16, 2020 - 4:00pm

Bob Davis and Lingling Wei, authors of Superpower Showdown, will help us understand the ramp up of US-China economic tensions and the far-reaching consequences of the stand-off.