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Rate Of Newly Diagnosed HIV Cases Up 52% In Europe Since 2007, ECDC/WHO Report Shows

Reuters: Europe’s HIV epidemic growing at alarming rate, WHO warns
“The number of people newly diagnosed with HIV in Europe reached its highest level in 2016 since records began, showing the region’s epidemic growing ‘at an alarming pace,’ health officials said on Tuesday. … The ECDC/WHO report found that over the past 10 years, the rate of newly diagnosed HIV infections in this region has risen by 52 percent from 12 in every 100,000 of population in 2007 to 18.2 for every 100,000 in 2016…” (Kelland, 11/28).

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