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Two Years Later, HIV-infected Cambodians Appeal for Justice, Compensation

Two years ago in the Roka village commune in Cambodia's Battambang province, Loeum Lorm was one of nearly 300 people to discover he was HIV-positive. Since learning of his infection, Lorm, 52, has become a volunteer, helping fellow HIV patients receive proper medical treatment. He is also one of many seeking compensation from Yem Chrin, the Roka-based medic whose tainted needles were blamed for the mass infection. Numerous Roka villagers, he said, have yet to receive...

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