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HIV/AIDS

10 September 2010

HIV spread high among French gays

Transmission of the Aids virus seems to be "out of control" among gay men in France despite an overall fall in the number of new HIV cases in the country, according to a study.

Transmission of the Aids virus seems to be "out of control" among gay men in France despite an overall fall in the number of new HIV cases in the country, according to a study.

The human immunodeficiency virus that causes Aids infects 33,4 million people globally. In sub-Saharan Africa, 22,4 million people have it, and Eastern Europe currently has the fastest growing HIV epidemic in the world.

 

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