Good news on World Aids Day

by Ivano Abbadessa - 2015.11.30
Good news on World Aids Day
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The mortality rate among patients with HIV declined by 54% between 2003 and 2013 - an important figure, published in Spain on 1 December, which is World Aids Day. This drastic reduction in deaths shows how research has progressed in recent years, although there is still much more to do. Between 130,000 and 160,000 people infected with HIV currently live in Spain, 25-30% of which have not been diagnosed. Early diagnosis is important to prevent further infections and start treatment. For this reason, the Spanish authorities advise people to take a HIV test, which is free and confidential in Spain.

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