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US lifts HIV/Aids immigration ban


(BBC News) The US has lifted a 22-year immigration ban which has stopped anyone with HIV/Aids from entering the country.

President Obama said the ban was not compatible with US plans to be a leader in the fight against the disease.

The new rules come into force on Monday and the US plans to host a bi-annual global HIV/Aids summit for the first time in 2012.


For further details, see the full article at http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/8438865.stm



   


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