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China's Rapidly Aging Population Strains Resources

As China’s baby boomers age, the country’s health care resources are increasingly strapped – for funding and investment.  Last month a fire swept through a nursing home in China’s Henan Province, killing 38 people.  Only seven of the 51 residents who lived at the home escaped unharmed.  Chinese society has traditionally placed a premium on caring for and honoring its elderly, but there are signs of trouble in an elder care industry that faces a rapidly aging...

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