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“New adolescent HIV infections will be recorded by 2030”

Date: Dec 1, 2017

As the international community today takes stock of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, the United Nations Children's Fund UNICEF says global complacency is threatening the lives of children and adolescents.

UNICEF warns that if current trends persist, 3.5 million new adolescent HIV infections will be recorded by the year 2030. Last year, 120-thousand children under the age of fourteen died of AIDS related causes. For more on this, we earlier spoke to Chief of HIV/AIDS section at UNICEF, Dr Luo Chewe  ...
--channelafrica--

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