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Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is a medical system that has collected and summarized abundant clinical experiences over its long history of thousands of years. Now with an increasing consumption of herbal products intended to promote better health, it is extremely important to assure the safety and quality of herbal preparations. Are there any risks to take herbal medicine? How should we evaluate TCM’s quality and ensure its safety? CGTN’s Think Tank discusses the safety and quality of TCM products in treating COVID-19. #COVID19Frontline
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