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Snorkel Use Led to HIV Test, Suit Says

Nation IN BRIEF / ILLINOIS

July 31, 1998|From Times Wire Reports

A white mother who discovered her son shared a snorkel with a black child at a suburban swimming pool allegedly coerced authorities to perform a test for the virus that causes AIDS on the black child, a lawyer said. A lawsuit filed in federal court in Chicago by the American Civil Liberties Union named as defendants the black child's day care center, a medical clinic and the doctor who performed the HIV test on the 9-year-old child.

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