HIV/AIDS IN ASIA 

An estimated 700,000 adults, 450,000 of them men, have become infected in South and South-East Asia in the year 2000. East Asia and the Pacific is mostly still keeping HIV at bay, with some 130,000 new infections this year. Overall, as of end 2000, the two regions combined are estimated to have 6.4 million people living with HIV/AIDS.

December 2000

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