HIV/AIDS surveillance in Europe 2017

2016 data

by Anastasia Pharris, Annemarie Stengaard, Andrew J. Amato-Gauci et al.
European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and WHO’s Regional Office for Europe, November 2017

124 pp. 11.8 MB
http://www.euro.who.int/__data/assets/pdf_file/0007/355570/20171127-
Annual_HIV_Report.pdf?ua=1

Europe is the world’s only region to report a rise in new HIV infections, with 160,000+ people newly diagnosed in 2016. Eastern Europe, with 80% of the newly diagnosed cases, is fuelling the alarming pace. Pointing to late diagnosis in more than half (51%) of the reported cases as one reason, the ECDC and WHO call for improved testing.

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