Published in AIDS Weekly, September 15th, 1997
The ministry said the number of people testing positive for HIV has increased each year since 1985, when the first case was detected in the island city-state. The ministry said 40 new cases were detected from April through June 1997, bringing the total for the first half of 1997 to 73, higher than the number of new cases reported in the first six months of 1996.
The ministry said 92 percent of those infected in 1997 were males, and that all but four acquired the virus through sexual activity. The others were a...
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