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More HIV/AIDS in China.

Beijing -- There is a vast increase in the incidence of HIV/AIDS in China (Toronto Star, Nov. 23, 2006). As of October 31, 2006, the reported number of cases was nearly 30 percent higher than for all of 2005. Intravenous drug use is said to be the main source of infection.

China has for years denied that HIV/AIDS was a problem, but now more testing and reporting is being done; despite this, it is thought that HIV cases are actually four or five times the reported figure.
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