Always someone else's fault

Mandalia, Sejal
February 2005
New Statesman;2/28/2005, Vol. 134 Issue 4729, p12
Discusses the proposal of Tory leader Michael Howard that all non-European Union migrants to Great Britain be screened for HIV. Reference to the book "AIDS and Its Metaphors," by Susan Sontag; Report that the director general of the Indian Council of Medical Research demanded a legal ban on all sex with foreigners and non-resident Indians in 1986; Requirement that foreign nationals who intend to live longer than a year in India must undergo an HIV test; Rise of HIV infections in India since 1986; Report that international research on AIDS transmission has found no evidence that screening immigrants for HIV has any effect on local levels of the virus.


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