Philippines Experiences Surge In HIV Cases; Some Health Advocates Believe Dating Apps A Driver

Wall Street Journal: HIV Cases Soar in the Philippines, as Dating Apps Spread
“…The estimated number of new infections in this Southeast Asian nation has more than doubled from 2013 through 2018, reaching epidemic proportions among young men, according to the United Nations’ AIDS agency. … [H]ealth advocates think a major driver has been dating apps, which have encouraged promiscuity in a country where traditional social norms have kept people from using contraception and learning about responsible sexual practice…” (Rana, 10/3).

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