Published in AIDS Weekly, November 17th, 2003
China's government over the past year has acknowledged that AIDS is spreading rapidly in the country, and Thompson said officials he met with, including Executive Vice Health Minister Gao Qiang, had been "very responsive" to his concerns about the epidemic. They admitted to past mistakes in handling the crisis, but said they were planning a new AIDS prevention, treatment, and education campaign, Thompson said.
"We are worried that if the epidemic grows in India and China like it has in...
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