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Youngest Smokers in Shenzhen was 6

Nearly 7 in 100 students in Shenzhen of Grade 1 to Grade 12 smoke cigarettes, and 6-year-old was the youngest age on smoking, revealed Shenzhen Center for Chronic Disease Control.

In this survey, 10.1% male students smoked whilst 2.7% female ones did. Among of these kids and aldos smokers, 2.2% have been consuming in the past two weeks.

Tobacco Control Office, a branch department in Health and Family Planning Commission of Shenzhen Municipality led this survey last year. 72 primary schools, middle schools, high schools, and vocational college joined in the survey. 5,611 students above Grade 4 took the questionnaire.

77.7% students were not refused when buying tobaccos. Only 22.3% were refused for under 18-year-old.

HIV/AIDS rises in China, as other STDS do

More than 54 thousand HIV/AIDS cases in China were reported during 2017, said Statistical Communiqué of China on the 2017 Health and Medical Development.

In 2016 it had confirmed HIV/AIDS cases of 54,360 in the disease surveillance system. The number rose to 5,7194 in a year, which has a 5.21% increase.

As prevalence, men to men sex by unprotected anal intercourse donated 27.6% of the new diagnoses of HIV/AIDS in China, revealed by a report on male sex activities on Nature.

Gonorrhea, syphilis also rose in China during 2017 compared to 2016.