Mozambique Witnesses Rise in AIDS Cases
September 21, 2007
The number of AIDS cases is up sharply in Mozambique, according to Health Minister Ivo Garrido. In the central provinces of Manica and Sofala, the majority of people in hospitals are being treated for HIV-related conditions. Among those ages 15 to 49, HIV prevalence is 19.7 percent in Manica, 26.5 percent in Sofala, and 16.2 percent nationally.
Xinhua News Agency
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