HIV among drug users record high – Islamabad :: Asian Harm …

Via Scoop.itVirology News

Islamabad: Enough to set alarm bells ringing, HIV infection rates among injecting drug users in the country has jumped from 10.8 per cent in 2005 to 37.8 per cent in 2011, ‘HIV Second Generation Surveillance in Pakistan …


I remember talking about this back in 2003 or so: the figures for India and Pakistan and China and Russia had started to increase, and I could see a time coming when Africa might be a sideshow in the HIV pandemic.  Because it’s just a sidestep from IV drug users to the heterosexual population….


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