Thursday, March 08, 2007

HIV 'threatens to destabilise Pacific'

"HIV infections threaten to overwhelm the Asia-Pacific region if regional prevention campaigns are not improved, a report by the Lowy Institute warns ...

"The virus that leads to AIDS has spread explosively in some parts of East Asia and the Pacific, notably Papua New Guinea, where about 1.8 per cent of the adult population is now infected, with the figure as high as 3.5 per cent in cities."
The Age

Warning of second stage to AIDS pandemic

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