Discrimination against people with hepatitis B in China

@article{Kan2015DiscriminationAP,
  title={Discrimination against people with hepatitis B in China},
  author={Quancheng Kan and Jianguo Wen and Rui Xue},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2015},
  volume={386},
  pages={245-246}
}

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