Nearly half of new HIV cases in Thailand among young people

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Nearly half of the 9,000-plus new HIV infections in Thailand each year are people aged between 15-24 years old, according to the Department of Disease Control.

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Dr Suchada Jiamsiri, chief of the Division of Aids and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), Ministry of Public Health’s Department of Disease Control, said infections among this age group have been a trend for several years.

Full story: Bangkok Post

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