TITLE

Britain's back door ban on HIV immigration

AUTHOR(S)
Brown, Phyllida
PUB. DATE
July 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;7/6/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1776, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on Great Britain's imposition of secret immigration restrictions on people with HIV while maintaining that its borders are officially open to them. Instruction for medical inspectors in ports to give immigration officials an estimate of the cost of treating any incoming foreigner who has or is suspected of having HIV or AIDS; Great Britain's boycott on the 1990 AIDS conference in San Francisco, California because of the United States policy on AIDS.
ACCESSION #
10491168

 

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