AMA approves mandatory AIDS testing for pregnant women

July 1996
Jet;7/22/96, Vol. 90 Issue 10, p37
Reports on the American Medical Association's (AMA) endorsement of mandatory testing of all pregnant women and newborns for the AIDS virus. Move reflecting doctors' fear that mandatory tests would discourage women most at risk for AIDS from seeking prenatal care; Number of newborns in the United States who get infected by their mothers each year.


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