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China confirms first Zika virus case

Zika virus is carried by Aedes aegypti mosquitoes and has been linked to a condition called microcephaly, in which babies are born with underdeveloped brains.

China to curb rapidly rising medical expenses

 China has issued guidelines for curbing rapidly rising medical expenditures in the country's public hospital system, the media reported on Saturday.

2-child policy only after Parliament approval: China

The one-child policy was introduced in the late 1970s to rein in the surging population by limiting most urban couples to one child.

Chinese women`s life expectancy rises

The life expectancy of Chinese women has increased from 73.33 years in 2000 to 77.37 years in 2013, indicating considerable improvement in their health, according to the country`s health authorities.