Official Data Says AIDS Killed 1,100 Chinese in May

by Kathy Jones on  June 10, 2013 at 10:19 PM AIDS/HIV News
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Authorities have revealed that infectious diseases killed 1,526 people in China in May and that AIDS was responsible for 72 percent of the total, causing 1,098 deaths.
 Official Data Says AIDS Killed 1,100 Chinese in May
Official Data Says AIDS Killed 1,100 Chinese in May

The National Health and Family Planning Commission said tuberculosis was the second-biggest killer, claiming 179 lives, Xinhua reported.

Over 720,000 cases of infectious disease were reported in the country last month, the commission said.

Plague, cholera, hepatitis, syphilis, dysentery and gonorrhoea were the major diseases.

Source: IANS

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