Mommy test

April 1995
Advocate;4/4/95, Issue 678, p10
Reports on the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's recommendation that all pregnant women undergo voluntary HIV testing. Benefits of early AIDS intervention with the antiviral drug AZT; Activists' concern about how widespread testing would facilitate discrimination against those who test positive.


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