HIV/AIDS (Rénlèi Miǎnyì Quēxiàn Bìngdú/Aìzībìng 人类免疫缺陷病毒/艾滋病)


A row of “massage parlors” in a Shanghai neighborhood. Although illegal, prostitution in China led to many cases of HIV among laborers who came to the cities from the country. PHOTO BY BERKSHIRE PUBLISHING.

Although the overall incidence of HIV/AIDS is low in China, it has reached epidemic proportions in several high-risk groups, including drug users and sex workers; migrant workers are especially vulnerable. The Chinese government has developed several programs….

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