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Laos Today: HIV/AIDS Infections on the Rise in Laos


An increasing number of Laotians have become infected with HIV/AIDS virus. Random test results show an increase of almost 300 people in the past three months alone.

The rate of iinfection in the capital city is 3.1% according to a Vientiane administrative official.

Lao officials say random tests of over 30,000 people since 1990 indicate that 1,636 people are infected. 39% of that are women aged between 20 to 29 years old.

For details, listen to our Laos Today report.

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