The latest HIV/AIDS situation in Hong Kong (2013 3rd Quarter)


 

The latest HIV/AIDS situation in Hong Kong (2013 3rd Quarter)

 

 

A total of 153 cases of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infections were reported to the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) in the third quarter of 2013 (up to 30th September, 2013), bringing the cumulative total of reported HIV infections to 6,198 since 1984. Of the 153 HIV cases reported in this quarter, Sexual Contacts are still the main Route of Transmission of which 78 acquired the infection via homosexual or bisexual contacts.

 AIDS Concern maintains that anyone who has engaged in unprotected sex should take an HIV test early. Please kindly contact us at 2394 6677 for a free, anonymous and confidential HIV test. Don't forget to use condoms properly in reducing the risk of contracting HIV. Let's work hard together to keep HIV low prevalence in Hong Kong!

 English version of the latest statistic:http://www.info.gov.hk/aids/english/surveillance/quarter.htm

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