May 29, 2012
Court Orders Prison HIV Tests in Sri Lanka
A Sri Lankan court magistrate has ordered authorities at Welikada prison to test inmates in a certain ward for HIV after one prisoner died of AIDS-related complications, ColomboPage reports. The prisoner was only identified as HIV positive after the magistrate inquired into the cause of the inmate’s death. The prisoner’s family was also informed of the man’s HIV diagnosis and was connected with testing.
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