UNICEF warns of HIV crisis in teen girls, with 20 cases every hour

FILE PHOTO: A student displays his hands painted with messages as he poses during an HIV/AIDS awareness campaign to mark the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial, in Chandigarh, India, May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Ajay Verma/File Photo

LONDON (Reuters) – Teenagers, and particularly girls, are bearing the brunt of the global AIDS epidemic with around 30 adolescents becoming infected with HIV every hour, according to a report by the United Nations children’s fund UNICEF. Of those 30 new infections each hour among 15 to 19 year-olds in 2017, around 20 – or […]

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