Japan: New HIV Cases Top 1,000
January 30, 2006
For the second consecutive year, new HIV cases and new AIDS diagnoses in Japan topped 1,000, totaling 1,124 in 2005, according to a preliminary report from the health ministry. New HIV cases hit a record of 778 in 2005, compared with 748 in 2004. New AIDS cases numbered 346, down from 366. The number of people being tested for HIV hit a 10-year high at 100,287. From October through December 2005, 195 new HIV cases and 89 new AIDS cases were recorded, according to the preliminary data.
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