15 Aug '11, 4pm

Rise in new HIV cases in Philippines

Rise in new HIV cases in Philippines

MANILA: While HIV infection rates have been dropping globally, the number of new HIV cases in the Philippines continues to increase. Since the first recorded HIV case in the Philippines in 1984, there has been a steady increase in the number of Filipinos being infected with HIV. There are now 7,031 cases. Eight hundred and seventy-five people have advanced to full-blown AIDS, and more than a third of these have led to deaths. Teresita Marie Bagasao, country coordinator at UNAIDS, said: "It is alarming because if you look at for instance in 2007, the country was reporting one new infection per every other day. By the end of 2009 and towards 2010, we were already reporting one to two infections a day. "Right now, given the current report, what the Department of Health is saying is that you are already reporting six new infections a day. So...the rate of increase is exponenti...

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