Namibia's New Era Examines Increased Risk of HIV Among Fishermen
May 1, 2008
Namibia's New Era on Tuesday examined increased risk of HIV among fishermen in the country. According to New Era, fishermen are among those most vulnerable to HIV in the country, and HIV prevalence among the group has been increasing. According to New Era, heterosexual sex is the main HIV transmission route in Namibia, where an estimated 230,000 people are living with HIV/AIDS. Increased development in harbor towns has increased the number of commercial sex workers and could be fueling the spread of HIV among fishermen, New Era repots.
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