World Aids Day;International News;News amp; Opinion

3rd December 1999 at 00:00
(Photograph) - Ng Ang is one of 17,000 Thai children to suffer from Aids. Aged six he contracted the virus in his mother's womb and since her death has lived in a Bangkok orphanage. The government expects the number of infected children to rise to 86,000 by 2001 and drew attention to their plight on World Aids Day this week. Picture by SUKREE SUKPLANGREUTERS

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