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The illegal global trade in ivory has shrunk while the trafficking of pangolins has soared, the U.N. reports. The reclusive creatures are covered in scales used in traditional Chinese medicine

China plans to support int’l cooperation research projects on drugs, vaccines, test kits, and traditional Chinese medicine to fight #COVID19 , with about $14.26 million from the coffers of the state offered to qualified candidate projects.

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Chinese telemedicine startup Maizhiyu has developed a system that allows traditional Chinese medicine practitioners to take clients' pulses remotely, which makes traditional medicine accessible to ordinary patients via smart devices and the internet.

Tu Youyou discovered a substance called artemisinin, which can be used to treat malaria. Tu not only found a way to extract artemisinin from a traditional Chinese medicine, she also tested the new drug on herself to speed up development time. #NobelPrize 

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Earliest traditional Chinese medicine found in emperor's tomb in E #China 

Archaeologists in China say that they have unearthed the earliest example of processed traditional Chinese medicine in an ancient tomb

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The Chinese government has removed pangolin scales from its 2020 list of approved ingredients used in traditional Chinese medicine. It's a move campaigners have described as a "critical step" towards saving the world's most trafficked mammal.

The Chinese government has removed pangolin scales from its 2020 list of approved ingredients used in traditional Chinese medicine. It's a move campaigners have described as a "critical step" towards saving the world's most trafficked mammal.

The Chinese government has removed pangolin scales from its 2020 list of approved ingredients used in traditional Chinese medicine. It's a move campaigners have described as a "critical step" towards saving the world's most trafficked mammal.

China has removed pangolins from its official list of traditional Chinese medicine treatments, according to reports.

Getting attention on #China  social media: Chinese pointing out @WHO  appears to have different advice in English versus Chinese about traditional herbal medicine. In English, it is deemed not effective against #coronavirus . Not so in Chinese. #COVID ー19

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Reporter @aliceysu  takes readers inside a new underground network of traditional Chinese medicine practitioners in Hong Kong - who are willing to help injured protesters too afraid to go to hospitals because they may be arrested.

In 2015 Tu Youyou was awarded the Nobel Prize for developing a new malarial drug, artemisinin, from a traditional Chinese medicine. She also tested the new drug on herself to speed up the time needed for development. Her discovery has saved millions of lives. #NobelPrize 

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Rhino and tiger parts are revered in traditional Chinese medicine for supposed healing powers. Experts worry that demand for the animals will surge after China reversed a 25-year ban.

Traditional Chinese medicine, tiger bone wine, and even selfies are complicit in their destruction

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