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About 600 people infected with HIV by early 2020

10:47 | 01.12.2020 Category: Social

Chisinau, 1 December /MOLDPRES/- About 600 new cases of HIV infection were confirmed in Moldova in January - October. The data were made public by the National Agency for Public Health in the context of marking annually on 1 December of World AIDS Day.

In the context of World AIDS Day, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Social Protection will organize several events aimed at informing society about the need for HIV testing, as well as the motivation for a tolerant attitude towards HIV-positive people, as four of ten people living with HIV claim to be discriminated against.

According to the ministry, about 13,700 cases of HIV infection were registered in the Republic of Moldova.

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