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China: Henan Province Students to Face HIV/AIDS Test Before Entering College

June 6, 2014

This article was reported by reported that according to local education authorities, students at all universities and post-secondary technical schools in central China's Henan province will have to undergo HIV testing during their entrance medical examinations. Health Bureau officials said the screening is a part of prevention and control efforts since health workers recently have diagnosed a growing number of college students with HIV. Officials intend the screening process to help those diagnosed understand the disease and treat the virus at an early stage.

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This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.
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