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A CHINESE WORKER CHECKS CONDOMS AT A CONDOM FACTORY IN XIONG COUNTY.
A Chinese worker checks condoms at a condom factory in Xiong County, Hebei Province April 30, 2004. With an estimated 840,000 people infected with HIV and the transmission far from contained, China has started to openly advocate behavior intervention to the high risk population. The intervention measures included condom use, needle exchange and methadone maintenance therapy, which had aroused disputes from some government departments and the public. Picture taken April 30, 2004. REUTERS/Wilson Chu ASW/CP