Published in AIDS Weekly, February 1st, 1999
The English-language daily quoted a National AIDS Committee report, issued at a two-day national conference, as saying 3,500 new infections were detected in 1998, bringing the number of HIV/AIDS cases to 11,681.
The committee estimates that the actual figure may be 10 times bigger.
The number of people with advanced AIDS is 2,231, and 1,180 people have died since the first case was detected in 1990.
Ha Giang, in northern Vietnam, became the last of the 61 provinces to...
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