Black People : SCHOOL HIV SCARE

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  1. Nisa

    Nisa Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    PHILADELPHIA - (KRT) - The case of a needle-wielding youngster pricking some 16 to 19 pupils at a Philadelphia elementary school earlier this week has turned into a nightmare for parents and kids after one of the children poked was revealed to be HIV-positive.

    Now parents are furious. And scared.

    Although district officials would not confirm it during a community meeting at Taylor Elementary School Thursday, several parents attending said they'd been notified by medical staff at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children that one of the poked kids was infected with the virus that causes AIDS


    read the rest here http://www.kansascity.com/mld/kansascity/news/nation/11524419.htm
     
  2. indya

    indya Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Why would a 9 year old child do this, at that age he/she should have known better.

    I hadn't read about this prior to your thread, hopefully answers will come to light. Scary, to think about something like this happening.
     
  3. karmashines

    karmashines Banned MEMBER

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    The teachers should've been watching him better.
     
  4. panafrica

    panafrica Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Scare is an understatement...I couldn't image the anguish that those parents are experiencing.
     
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