Nearly 300 New HIV-Positive Diagnosed in Estonia in First Half of Year
July 2, 2008
Estonia registered 292 new HIV infections in the first six months of 2008, of whom 164 are men and 128 women, according to data from the Health Inspectorate. Most of the newly diagnosed cases are in people ages 20-34. The largest increase in new cases was in Tallinn, with 119. Ninety-one people were diagnosed in Narva and 52 in the northeastern Isa-Viru County.
Baltic News Service
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