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3 China biotech stories to watch in 2019

In 2018, biotech in China generated relentless news. What's next for 2019?

As 2019 begins, STAT reporters are taking a look at the stories they’re most eager to track during the year. Find all our “three to watch” series here

This past year has often felt like the year that China’s biotech sector finally arrived. After years of punching below its weight, in 2018 the industry generated relentless news, milestones, and investment going in both directions across the Pacific.

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