Ukraine reports over 1,300 new HIV cases in July

21:20, 19 August 2019
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In July, the Ukrainian Ministry of Health reported 1,330 new HIV cases officially registered across the country (excluding data from the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and parts of the territories of Donetsk and Luhansk regions) and 2,067 cases of tuberculosis.

It is noted that in July, 649 patients were diagnosed with AIDS, while 263 people died from it.

"HIV infection paths in Ukraine in July 2019: heterosexual 955; homosexual 42; parenteral 328; vertical 171 (most of them (about 98%) will not have HIV infection after 18 months), unknown 0,"  the statement says.

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Regarding the recorded 2,067 cases of tuberculosis, it is noted that 1,686 of them are new cases, 381 patients with relapse, 42 patients who resumed treatment after a break, 110 patients who began re-treatment after the initial failure failure, and 63 other cases.

In total, 20,636 people were treated for TB in July, the ministry added.

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