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New HIV cases fall by a fifth over last decade

The UN's global assessment of new HIV infections shows the number has dropped over the last decade. Deaths from Aids are also falling.

The report found the epidemic is declining in sub-Saharan Africa, the worst hit continent, but in eastern Europe and central Asia, the number of people with the virus has almost tripled over the past decade.

Imogen Foulkes has more from Geneva.

  • 23 Nov 2010
  • From the section Health
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