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AIDS Patients Criticize China's Aid to SARS Sufferers

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AIDS Patients Criticize China's Aid to SARS Sufferers

AIDS Patients Criticize China's Aid to SARS Sufferers

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Stung by criticism over the way it initially covered up the SARS outbreak, the Chinese government offers free medical treatment to those infected with the respiratory virus. But some Chinese AIDS patients criticize the program, saying they are victims of a similar medical cover-up but have received none of the benefits offered SARS sufferers. Hear NPR's Rob Gifford.