Europes HIV divide

This article is part of Telescope: The New AIDS Epidemic, a deep-dive investigation into the modern face of a disease that transformed the world.

There are grounds for optimism in the global fight against AIDS, including in the EU — but not all members of the bloc can sing to the same tune.

There are significant differences among European countries regarding the number of new cases, mode of transmission and the effect of migration, among other factors.

Overall, the number of new HIV cases detected every year in EU27 countries and the U.K. declined 11 percent between 2007 and 2017, while the number of AIDS diagnoses fell by 58 percent. New HIV cases among men having sex with men started to decline in 2015, but Read More – Source

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