New Law Combats China’s ‘Yinao’ Phenomenon


China has launched a new law to cope with the increasing social problem of patient-doctor violence, also called the ‘Yinao’ Phenomenon. The growing violence of patients against medical staff has made being a doctor a dangerous job in China. The new law makes it possible to sentence hospital troublemakers to up to seven years in prison. The yinao (医闹, ‘medical disturbance’) phenomenon has become a growing … Continue reading New Law Combats China’s ‘Yinao’ Phenomenon