83 Persons Have been HIV-Infected in Georgia since Beginning of Year.
Tbilisi. 83 people have been HIV-infected in Georgia since the beginning of the year, the Georgian Scientific-Practical Center
of Infectious Pathology, AIDS and Clinical Immunology reported on Wednesday, March 20.
Overall 3 thousand 724 HIV cases (including 2 thousand 732 males and 992 females) have been reported in Georgia. AIDS has
developed in 2 thousand 379 patients - Georgian Scientific-Practical Center of Infectious Pathology, AIDS and Clinical Immunology
At the present time 1 thousand 511 patients, including 39 children, have been undergoing treatment," the Center reported.
The first case of HIV/AIDS was reported in Georgia in 1989. Since that time 816 people died of the disease. Consumption of
narcotic drugs and homosexual contacts are the main causes of HIV/AIDS infection in Georgia.
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|Date:||Mar 20, 2013|
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