HIV :: Compulsory HIV test before marriage for couples

The Health Minister of the government of India’s Andhra Pradesh state says a new law will soon make it compulsory for couples to take an HIV test before marriage.

“Those who want their marriage to be registered should get the HIV/Aids test done,” said health minister K Rosaiah. He was speaking as state assembly members underwent public HIV tests to encourage awareness of the virus.

“This new law will definately check the spread of HIV and AIDS”, Dr. Anil Singhal.

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