China Reports Increase In New HIV Cases In 2014

Financial Times: China reports sharp rise in HIV cases
“China has reported a sharp rise in new cases of HIV infection last year, highlighting increased incidence of the disease among the elderly and young students…” (Waldmeir, 1/16).

Xinhua: China reports over 100,000 new HIV/AIDS infections in 2014
“China reported 104,000 new HIV/AIDS infections in 2014, up 14.8 percent from the previous year, the country’s central health authority revealed on Thursday. Wang Guoqiang, vice head of the National Health and Family Planning Commission, said that the overall rates of infection and number of HIV/AIDS cases have stayed at a low level…” (1/15).

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