The AIDS Warriors

  • Zunyou WuEmail author
  • Elizabeth Pisani
Part of the Public Health in China book series (PUBHECH, volume 1)


As the preceding chapters have made clear, the first HIV outbreaks in China did not lead to an immediate, high-profile, nationwide response. This was in part because of straightforward denial, but there were other reasons behind the failure to act. The most important of these was that when HIV first started to spread in a corner of the nation far from the capital, officials simply did not know what to do.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Centre for AIDS/STD Control and Prevention, Chinese Centre for Disease Control and PreventionBeijingChina
  2. 2.The Policy Institute, King’s College LondonLondonUK

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