Reuters: China arrests 15 in AIDS blood donor scandal

From Reuters:

China has arrested 15 people for involvement in illegal blood-selling schemes blamed for widespread HIV/AIDS infections in the 1990s, the China Daily said on Thursday.

The arrests were linked to 106 cases of unsafe blood collection, illegal organization of people to sell plasma and “serious malpractice” in blood market supervision, the newspaper quoted Vice Minister of Health Ma Xiaowei as saying.


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