SOURCE: Linkwell Corporation

January 17, 2007 08:00 ET

Linkwell Corp Anticipates Increase in Demand for Disinfectants as Ministry of Health of China Circulates Notice Advising on Preparation for a Potential Flu Outbreak on a National Scale

SHANGHAI, CHINA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 17, 2007 -- Linkwell Corporation (OTCBB: LWLL), a leading developer, manufacturer and distributor of healthcare related disinfectants in China, today announced the Ministry of Health of China has advised to take precautions in preparation of a potential flu outbreak on a national scale. Ministry of Health of China announced that the Northern part of China is experiencing rapidly increasing numbers of flu cases. Since December 2006, there has been an average of 5,000 patients infected with flu viruses per day in Beijing.

In addition to that notification, an officer from the Ministry of Health of Indonesia confirmed that on December 12, 2006 another patient died of Bird Flu. On January 10, 2007, the Minister of the Department of Health of Anhui Province China announced confirmed diagnosis of a Bird Flu case and that the source of the infection has not yet been located.

Mr. Xuelian Bian, CEO and Chairman of Linkwell Corp., stated, "We have informed all of our divisions to be ready for a rapid increase in demand for our disinfectants in those areas where outbreaks occur. We have gained significant experience from last year's outbreak of bird flu and will be in a position to rapidly deploy our products as demand increases. We are communicating with hospitals on a daily basis and make sure that they have sufficient emergency supplies and we are increasing raw material purchasing and inventories in case the demand spikes with the severity of any outbreaks."

About Linkwell Corporation

Linkwell Corporation (OTCBB: LWLL) develops, manufactures, and distributes disinfectant healthcare products in China through its 90% owned subsidiary Shanghai Likang Disinfectant High Tech Company ("Likang"). Linkwell's disinfectant healthcare products are a nationally recognized domestic Chinese brand in this market segment. Linkwell products include disinfectants in liquid, tablet, powder and aerosol form. Through Likang, Linkwell has a national marketing and sales presence throughout all 22 provinces, 5 autonomous regions, and 4 special municipalities of China. All inventory and order fulfillment is carried in our 21,500 square foot facility in Shanghai's Jiading district. For more info about the company, please visit

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