Hong Kong Reports 104 HIV Cases in First Quarter
June 1, 2009
Hong Kong's Center for Health Protection reported on May 26 that the "special administrative region" of China recorded 104 new HIV cases and 17 new AIDS cases in the first quarter of 2009. Eighty males and 24 females comprised the 104 HIV cases, whose routes of infection included heterosexual contact (25), homosexual/bisexual contact (40), drug injection (two), and mother-to-child (two). The cause of infection was unknown for 35 cases. The most common AIDS-defining illness in the quarter was pneumocystis pneumonia.
Xinhua News Agency
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