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HIV in Philippines now a ‘youth epidemic’
 

HIV in Philippines now a ‘youth epidemic’

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The National Youth Commission (NYC) expressed concern yesterday over the rising number of young Filipinos testing positive for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which it described as a worsening “youth epidemic” in the country.
 
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30 Nov 2016 - General
 
Mark Edmon Tan Marinelle Castro what are reasons for spreading of HIV infections in the 15-24 years which age is crucial and fut...
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This is a very alarming news for the Philippines. The age bracket of 15 to 24 years old is really crucial because these are the young adults that will soon transition to adulthood. This group is supposed to be the backbone of the Philippines in a few...
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Unfortunately, HIV is an epidemic in the Philippines and sadly we are seeing younger people who die from full-blown AIDS. In my experience, the youngest patient who died due to CNS infections as a result of AIDS is in his early 20's. This leads m...
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