Up to 60,000 people in Spain unaware they are HIV+

by Ivano Abbadessa - 2013.10.03
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In Spain it is estimated that there are between 120,000 and 150,000 people infected with HIV. Although nearly 40% of them aren't aware they are infected with the virus. In Spain about 2,900 new cases are diagnosed each year. These are some of the findings discussed during the XVI National Congress on AIDS held in Barcelona. It has also emerged that according to the Surveillance System of the Spanish's Ministry of Health, more than 80% of new HIV cases occurred in men, and the most common age at diagnosis is 35 years.

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