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China Lifts Ban on Issuing Visas to People with Aids

Posted by w_thames_the_d on April 28, 2010

Well, at least for the expo in Shanghai. In the Chinese blogoshpere, some say it is to assuage the anger over some African nations who have up to a 25-30 incidence rate of the disease.

“BEIJING – The Chinese government announced Tuesday the lifting of the 20-year-old ban on entry for foreigners with HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases and leprosy.”

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