More than a dozen children at an Australian elementary school are being tested for HIV and hepatitis after a student pricked them with a blood glucose monitor, the Newcastle Herald reports. The boy told staff he brought his sister’s “diabetic tester” on the school bus and later to a schoolyard running game where he asked unsuspecting students to “show us how small your hand is” and then jabbed them with the device. A parent told the school that as many as 14 children, some as young as 5, were pricked on their hands,
arms and fingers. The school says it has since conducted an “age-appropriate discussion”with students to better understand the potential risks of such games.

To read the article, click here.