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Questions Mount Over Crackdown on Black-Lung ‘Fraud’

Fulai miner Chen Shiping shows his chest film. Chen was diagnosed stage one black lung disease in 2016. Photo: Caixin
Fulai miner Chen Shiping shows his chest film. Chen was diagnosed stage one black lung disease in 2016. Photo: Caixin

* Experts estimated that China currently has more than 6 million patients with black lung disease, the most in the world.

* Police probe led to the rejection of compensation claims by nearly 40 mine workers and the detention of seven miners from the Fulai Coal Mine

The life of Dong Yourui was turned upside down in November when local police arrested her on charges of dereliction of duty.

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