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Stigma, Misunderstanding About HIV/AIDS Cause Parents To Pull Children From Sri Lankan School

Foreign Policy: Rumors About AIDS Shuts Down Sri Lankan School
“…The incident has sparked concern that adults sending their children to the school are largely misinformed about the risk of AIDS, and are ostracizing a healthy child over unsubstantiated rumors…” (O’Grady, 2/29).

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