China lifts ban on tourists with STD, HIV and leprosy

Normal 0 21 Normal 0 21 Normal 0 21 As Shanghai prepares to host the world exposition, China has lifted a two-decade ban on travel to the country by people who carry the virus that causes AIDS or who have other sexually transmitted diseases or leprosy. The ban on travel is now officially limited only to people with infectious tuberculosis, serious mental disorders and “infectious diseases which could possibly greatly harm the public health.”
Source: The New York Times; find article here>>.

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