News FocusHIV/AIDS IN CHINA

Changing Course to Break the HIV-Heroin Connection

Science  04 Jun 2004:
Vol. 304, Issue 5676, pp. 1434-1435
DOI: 10.1126/science.304.5676.1434

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YUNNAN PROVINCE AND GUANGXI ZHUANG AUTONOMOUS REGION-- Injecting drug users account for more than half of China's HIV infections. Authorities are now tentatively launching "harm-reduction" programs in hard-hit provinces.