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China orders recall from overseas as vaccine scandal churns

AP  |  Beijing 

says investigators have begun recalling defective produced by a Chinese drugmaker from domestic and overseas markets.

Investigators say they found had blended expired fluids in its and falsified records from as early as April 2014.

The names of the overseas countries involved were not given, but the recall indicated the scandal gripping may have spread to foreign markets, dealing a potentially heavy blow to the reputation of China's

announced the recall in a statement Tuesday but did not immediately respond to a fax Wednesday seeking comment.

Regulators ordered a production halt last month, but public anger soared after leaked documents showed regulators had found inconsistencies in 2017 but failed to act.

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First Published: Wed, August 08 2018. 14:10 IST