AIDS Third-Deadliest Infection in China – Dean Visser

From AP, via the Washington Post:

AIDS surpassed hepatitis B to become China’s third-deadliest infectious disease last year, the government said Monday.

Tuberculosis was the country’s No. 1 infectious killer in 2005, followed by rabies, the official Xinhua News Agency said, citing a Health Ministry report. Hepatitis B followed by tetanus in newborn babies were the fourth and fifth biggest killers.

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