TITLE

China, UN report rise in HIV cases

PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Echo Magazine;12/13/2007, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research conducted by the United Nations (UN) reporting the rise of HIV cases in China. The article describes how the rise resulted from increases in intravenous drug users and sex workers. Details are provided regarding the official Xinhua News Agency's report on the number of HIV cases, unsanitary blood plasma-buying schemes and transfusions, and China's Minister of Health Zhu Chen's attempt to resolve the problem.
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27986128

 

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