HIV cases on the rise in Korea:
This article was originally published in Clinica
South Korea has shown a 42.3% increase in the number of HIV cases diagnosed over the last year, reports Pharma Koreana. Figures from the Korean National Institute of Health have revealed an average annual increase of 12.8% in HIV incidence since the first AIDS patient was identified in the country 14 years ago. There are now over 1,000 Koreans infected with the virus - the main route of infection by far is sexual intercourse, accounting for 843 cases, followed by infected donor blood supply and blood products.
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