French gay men face sixtyfold HIV risk: incidence increasing in Netherlands

Published: February 18, 2010

French gay men face sixtyfold HIV risk: incidence increasing in Netherlands

Two studies from Europe presented at the 17th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in San Francisco have found that HIV incidence is not decreasing in gay men, and in some populations may be increasing.

The two studies presented were among a number that used various methods of measuring or estimating HIV incidence directly, rather than relying on measures like HIV diagnosis rates, which may not reflect current infection rates.

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