China Issues First Guidelines on HIV – AP

From the AP, via the Washington Post:

China issued its first official regulations on how to prevent and control the spread of the AIDS virus Sunday, mandating free testing and medication for the country’s poor.

The statute issued by the State Council, China’s cabinet, protects HIV carriers and AIDS patients from discrimination and criminalizes intentionally spreading the disease, the official Xinhua News Agency said.

Read the Xinhua report “China issues AIDS control statute.”

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February 12, 2006, 11:58 AM
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