China Enforces HIV Tests for Returning Nationals

Published: Dec 06, 2007

BEIJING (Reuters) - China, which is to scrap laws that restrict people with HIV/AIDS traveling to the country, is to make Chinese citizens who leave for a more than a year have HIV tests on their return, a newspaper said on Thursday. The apparently contradictory regulations, introduced by quarantine authorities, started this month and also apply to Chinese air and ship crew members working abroad, the Beijing News said.

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