HIV diagnoses reach new high in United Kingdom

March 2001
Nation's Health;Mar2001, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p6
Reveals a high rate of HIV diagnoses in Great Britain, based on the January 2001 report of Great Britain's Public Health Laboratory Service. Reasons for the increase; Role of health professionals to solve the health problem; Comparison of the rate of HIV diagnoses among heterosexuals, gays and bisexual men; Increase in tuberculosis cases in Great Britain.


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