Hong Kong Reports 101 New HIV Cases in Second Quarter
August 26, 2011
The Hong Kong Health Department reports logging 101 new HIV cases in the second quarter of 2011, bringing the city's total since 1984 to 5,036. The new cases comprise 78 males and 23 females. The routes of infection were reported as heterosexual exposure (34 cases), homosexual/bisexual exposure (33) and drug injection (four), with the cause of 30 cases undetermined. Also in the second quarter, 23 people received new AIDS diagnoses, bringing Hong Kong's total number of cases since 1985 to 1,221. TB was the most common AIDS-defining illness in the second quarter.
Xinhua News Agency
This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.
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