SARS spurs China to act on AIDS (New Scientist)

This is really good to know: According to this article, “Lessons learned from China’s 2003 epidemic are spurring the country’s response to AIDS, revealed a senior Chinese government minister on Tuesday.

Wang Longde, China’s vice health minister, admitted that before 2000, the country “focused more on economic development and neglected social development”. He said this was “an important lesson we learned from last year’s SARS outbreak”. ”

July 13, 2004 7:38 PM
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