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China: Beijing Registers 365 New HIV/AIDS Patients

August 31, 2005

Today in Beijing, Liang Wannian, deputy head of the Beijing Municipal Sanitary Department, announced that the capital had registered 365 new HIV/AIDS cases this year through July. The figures for new HIV (311) and AIDS (54) cases were up 53.2 percent and 42.1 percent, respectively, from the same period in 2004. Liang noted that intravenous drug use and unsafe sex are the major routes of transmission. Beijing has publicly promoted condom use and launched a needle-exchange program. About 50 AIDS patients are receiving treatment in two specially designated hospitals.

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Xinhua News Agency
08.31.05


  
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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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