December 2, 2012

China's Strange Prejudice Against AIDS Patients

Olga Khazan, Washington Post

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China’s government has actually attempted to quell rumors that AIDS can be transferred through everyday contact and has publicly vowed to fight discrimination. Recently selected leader Xi Jinping visited a group of people living with HIV in Beijing on Friday and urged society to “to light their life with love.” Regardless, many Chinese people continue to — at times irrationally — fear the disease.

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