HIV-pos­i­tive boy seeks com­pen­sa­tion

China Daily (USA) - - CHINA -

An 8-year-old boy in Zhangji­a­jie is seek­ing com­pen­sa­tion for be­ing in­fected with HIV af­ter re­ceiv­ing treat­ment at three hos­pi­tals. Ac­cord­ing to the city’s health au­thor­ity, the boy was con­firmed HIV pos­i­tive in July 2015 af­ter re­ceiv­ing a blood trans­fu­sion in Jan­uary 2014 when he was se­ri­ously in­jured in a traf­fic ac­ci­dent. But the au­thor­ity said it was dif­fi­cult to de­ter­mine the ex­act source and route of the in­fec­tion.

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