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Opinion: Xi Jinping Thought doesn’t mention China’s health care crisis. It should

The new principles enshrined in Xi Jinping Thought don't mention the epidemic of diabetes and high blood pressure in China. They should.
At a diabetes hospital in Beijing, a woman waits for treatment as she sits in front of a billboard showing how to avoid this increasingly common disease. Source: WANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty Images

There is a crisis brewing in China. I’m not talking about anything military or political. The newly constitutionalized Xi Jinping Thought, a set of principles meant to guide Chinese economic, political, and military expansion in the next two decades, has been silent on the issue of national health care, which may threaten the long-term stability of China.

The first highly public sign of trouble came in a published in the Journal of the American Medical.

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