AIDS test

It's your call

July 16, 1991

The federal Centers for Disease Control yesterday recommended that health workers who practice "exposure-prone" procedures learn whether they carry the AIDS virus and stop performing such procedures if they do. The CDC stopped short of recommending compulsory AIDS tests.

We'd like to know whether you think the CDC recommendations went far enough, or do you think that these health workers should have compulsory AIDS tests?

The call is local and must be made from a tone phone. The SUNDIAL number is 783-1800 or, in Anne Arundel County, 268-7736. When you reach SUNDIAL, enter category 4600 and wait for instructions from the announcer. Call with your opinion between 10 a.m. and midnight.

"It's Your Call" represents a sampling of opinions from certain segments of the community, but it is not balanced demographically, as a scientific public opinion poll would be.

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