Skip to comments.'HIV cases on rise among gays, transgenders' (India)
Posted on 11/30/2012 12:29:19 PM PST by Morgana
INDORE: Lack of awareness, feeling to spread virus in others and multiple sex partners are making the city's younger population contracting HIV infection at much faster rate. The incidence is higher in men who have sex with men (MSM group or gays) and transgenders.
While the incidences of HIV among gays have shot up by nearly 36% in Mumbai in the past two years, the figures in the city are equally disturbing. As per the estimates of the organization working for the people living with HIV, there is a rise of at least 10 per cent in figures in comparison to last year.
"The city is growing and so is the number of people flowing inside-out. In the urban population of age group 19-25 years, we have seen increase in number of HIV prevalence," said a member of community wishing anonymity who is also working for ensuring the rights of those affected with HIV/ AIDS.
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If only we could discover how this dread disease is spread..../s