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China Arrests Health Official for AIDS Report

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China Arrests Health Official for AIDS Report

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China Arrests Health Official for AIDS Report

China Arrests Health Official for AIDS Report

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Chinese authorities arrest a public health official who allegedly gave AIDS activists a document describing how the local government in Henan province accelerated the spread of HIV/AIDS. The paper asserts that provincial authorities established a blood-selling program that inadvertently infected entire villages. Hear NPR's Rob Gifford.