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Nearly half a million Arabs HIV-infected: UN


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Riyadh (AFP) Nov 26, 2012 -
The United Nations said on Monday that the number of people in Arab countries infected with HIV more than doubled to 470,000 in the eight years to 2009. “The number of adults and children living with HIV has more than doubled between 2001 and 2009 from 180,000 to 470,000,” according to data from UNAIDS, the UN programme on HIV and AIDS. New HIV infections increased from 43,000 in 2001 to … more at Terra Daily

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