Number Of HIV-Related Deaths Increased In 2018 In Russia, Health Ministry Data Show

Moscow Times: HIV-Related Deaths on the Rise in Russia — Health Ministry
“More people have died from HIV-related causes in Russia last year than in 2017 as the country grapples with a rise in infections, according to Health Ministry data cited by the Kommersant business daily on Wednesday…” (7/31).

TASS: Over 20,000 HIV-positive people died in Russia last year
“More than 20,000 HIV-positive Russians died in 2018, with the death toll related to this infection growing 2.2% year-on-year, a report of the Russian Health Ministry’s research center revealed on Wednesday…” (7/31).