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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.