At least five infected with HIV at Chinese traditional medicine hospital - Medical Xpress

At least five patients at a traditional Chinese medicine hospital in China were accidentally infected with HIV, officials said Thursday, as authorities moved to censor online discussion over the incident. A technician at the Zhejiang Provincial ...and more »

Progress toward HIV cure highlighted - Medical Xpress

A comprehensive collection of articles describing the broad scope and current status of this global effort is published in a special issue of AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses. Leonardo Calza and coauthors from University of Bologna (Italy), have ...and more »

Arrests follow HIV infections at Chinese hospital - Anadolu Agency

The director and deputy director of a hospital where patients became infected with the HIV virus have been suspended, state news agency Xinhua has reported. According to local media reports, the virus was spread from a patient who was already HIV ...and more »

AIDS patient discharged after surgery breakthrough - Shanghai Daily (subscription)

THE country's first HIV-positive patient to undergo heart surgery was discharged yesterday from the Shanghai hospital where he had been treated. “It was China's first successful heart surgery on an HIV-positive patient,” said Lu Hongzhou, director of ...and more »

Minitrue: Do Not Repost News on Zhejiang HIV Infections - China Digital Times

The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been leaked and distributed online. The name of the issuing body has been omitted to protect the source. Reposting the NetEase article “Five Patients Infected ...and more »

Chinese hospital infects five with HIV by reusing equipment - BBC News

A Chinese hospital has admitted accidentally infecting five people with HIV because a staff member reused medical equipment that should have been discarded. Officials said that a technician reused a tube used to treat an individual with HIV on other ...and more »

China Health Authorities Say Five Patients at Hangzhou Hospital Contracted HIV - Wall Street Journal

BEIJING—Health authorities said five patients at a Hangzhou hospital had contracted HIV as a result of a medical technician's negligence, news that was quickly scrubbed from Chinese media sites, in an illustration of the topic's sensitivity. The ...and more »

At least five patients accidentally infected with HIV at traditional Chinese medicine hospital - The Independent

At least five people have been accidentally infected with HIV at a hospital in China after a doctor reused dirty needles during treatment. The doctor at the Chinese medicine hospital in the eastern city of Hangzhou is under criminal investigation ...and more »

At least five infected with HIV after dirty needles used at Chinese hospital - South China Morning Post

A member of the medical staff at a Chinese hospital violated procedure by reusing hypodermic needles on patients, infecting at least five people with HIV as a result, a provincial health authority said in a statement on its website. The announcement by ...and more »

Surgeon performs country's first heart operation on AIDS patient - ecns

An AIDS patient suffering from a serious heart condition has undergone a successful surgery in Shanghai-the first of its kind in the country-and is about to be released from the hospital next week. According to the Shanghai Public Health Clinical ...and more »