HIV/AIDS stats in China on the Rise

The Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention has reveled latest statistics which show a largely increased amount of population to. be suffering from HIV/AIDS.
According to the Chinese government's official press agency Xinhua, the CDC figures show that the number of men aged 60 and over with HIV has soared from 483 in 2005 to 3,031 in 2010. In 2005 this group accounted for only 2.2% of total HIV infections, in 2010 it accounted for 8.9%.

The number of men aged 60 and over with AIDS also soared from 237 in 2005 to 2,546 in 2010. This group accounted for 11% of all cases in 2010, double the proportion in 2005.


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