Russia Registers 1 Millionth HIV-Positive Patient; AIDS Head Says Country At Threshold Of Generalized Epidemic
Reuters: Russia at AIDS epidemic tipping point as HIV cases pass 1 million — official
“Russia’s AIDS epidemic is at a dangerous tipping point after the number of people registered HIV-positive passed the one million mark, the country’s top AIDS specialist said on Thursday, warning the rate of infection had reached record levels. Russia registered its millionth HIV-positive patient … on Wednesday, Vadim Pokrovsky, the head of the federal AIDS center, told Reuters in a phone interview…” (Osborn, 1/21).
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