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Singapore lifts ban on HIV-positive visitors

Foreigners with HIV will be able to visit for up to three months but will still be prevented from staying long term or working in the city-state

Singapore has lifted its two-decade-long ban on HIV-infected people entering the country, but will limit their stay to a maximum of three months.

The health ministry said on Monday that the ban was lifted on 1 April, “given the current context with more than 5,000 Singapore residents living with HIV and the availability of effective treatment for the disease”.

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