WHO: Over 14 million HIV infections worldwide undetected

WHO: Over 14 million HIV infections worldwide undetected 1.1 million people died of HIV, while 2 million revealed infected in 2015
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December 1, 2016 11:26
WHO: Over 14 million HIV infections worldwide undetected

Baku. 1 December. REPORT.AZ/ 40 per cent of people with HIV that causes AIDS, or more than 14 million people worldwide, are unaware of their status.

Report informs referring to foreign media, World Health Organization (WHO) report declares.

According to the report, the reason is these people have not been inspected for virus.

The organization reports that there are problems with detection and attraction to treatment of HIV infected people: “Currently 37 million people infected with HIV. 18 million of them receive treatment. But the level of diagnostic measures in Eastern Europe, Eastern Mediterranean region, Western and Central Africa is low."

WHO says, million people died of HIV, while 2 million revealed infected in 2015.

Notably, December 1 is the World AIDS Day.  

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