Dec 02, 2021 09:14 PM

HIV Cases Rise Among Out-of-School Youth in China, Report Shows

What’s new: China has reported an increasing number of HIV/AIDS cases among out-of-school youth over the past decade, as well as elderly men making up a greater proportion of new cases, according to latest statistics released in China CDC Weekly.

The country recorded 10,398 HIV/AIDS cases among out-of-school youth aged 15 to 24 in 2020, up from 8,579 a decade earlier, according to a Nov. 26 analysis published in the health and science publication by the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

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