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World Aids Day: Hundreds Of Hungarians Are Diagnosed HIV Positive Every Year

By Tamás Székely // 2016.12.02.

Each year between 200 and 300 new cases of HIV are diagnosed in Hungary, an Aids charity head said on Thursday. The PLUSS foundation’s János Szlávik told a news conference on the occasion of World Aids Day that from year to year the number of new infections has stagnated. 

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With today’s modern medicines it is possible to ensure symptom relief, Szlávik, who is a consultant on the infectology department of Budapest’s St László and St István Hospital, said.  Since the HIV virus does not turn into full-blown Aids, the number of people who require care is constantly growing, he added.

via hungarymatters.hu; info chart: MTI