Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, August 31st, 2004
"HIV (i.e., HIV-1) epidemics in Asia show great diversity, both in severity and timing. But epidemics in Asia are far from over and several countries including China, Indonesia, and Vietnam have growing epidemics.
"Several factors affect the rate and magnitude of growth of HIV prevalence, but two of the most important are the size of the sex worker population and the frequency with which commercial sex occurs," investigators in Thailand report.
"In view of the present state of knowledge," said K. Ruxrungtham and coworkers, "even countries with low...
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