HUFFINGTON POST
06/29/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Lepers, AIDS Patients Not Welcome in Beijing

China is putting out the welcome mat for foreign tourists during the Olympics -- as long as they're not sick.

Kyodo News reports that Beijing plans to bar foreigners with certain medical conditions from entering the country during the games. The Japanese news organization says Beijing's list includes: yellow fever, cholera, venereal disease, leprosy, infectious pulmonary tuberculosis and AIDS.

"Those with symptoms of fever, diarrhea, vomiting or rashes must declare this information accurately," the organizing committee says on its website.

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