Medindia

X

Infectious Diseases Killed 1,433 People in China in September 2015

by Dr. Trupti Shirole on  October 11, 2015 at 6:59 PM General Health News   - G J E 4
Infectious diseases have claimed 1,433 lives in China in September, 2015, with HIV/AIDS the top cause of death, revealed figures released by the National Health and Family Planning Commission's website.
 Infectious Diseases Killed 1,433 People in China in September 2015
Infectious Diseases Killed 1,433 People in China in September 2015
Advertisement

The report suggested that 1,172 people living with HIV/AIDS died in September 2015. The second highest cause of death was tuberculosis, which killed 148 people. The statement said that 585,322 people tested positive for infectious disease last month.

Advertisement
The statement said, "Plague and cholera are categorized as Class A infectious diseases, the most serious. In addition, there were 299,542 Class B cases. Hepatitis, tuberculosis, syphilis, dysentery and gonorrhea accounted for 92% of cases in this category. Category C infectious diseases claimed nine lives last month. Foot-and-mouth disease, infectious diarrhea and mumps were the most frequently reported illnesses."

Source: IANS
Advertisement

Post your Comments

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.
User Avatar
* Your comment can be maximum of 2500 characters
Notify me when reply is posted I agree to the terms and conditions

You May Also Like

Advertisement
View All