“Every day face-to-face with AIDS patients, see how fearless they are”
However, the “they” seemed to refer to the nurses, who brave infection to work at the hospital, rather than their patients, who are living with an incurable virus. Chinese media watcher Danwei writes:
The rest of the article then proceeds to describe to what lengths the nurses go to protect themselves from the AIDS patients. With nerve-wracking tales of nurses cleaning up furiously and disinfecting every room twice, the article focuses entirely on the nurses and their tough day job dealing with these people that should seemingly be avoided like the plague.
Many of the country’s other media reports were less fear-mongering, but the Dongguan Times story is apparently far from the only instance of discrimination against…
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