Health Ministry: 155 new cases of HIV infections in first half of this year

Published: December 1, 2014

THE STRAITS TIMES
Lim Yi Han
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SINGAPORE – In the first six months of 2014, 155 new cases of HIV infections were reported among Singapore residents, said the Ministry of Health on Saturday.

Despite the downward trend, HIV transmission remains a concern for some risk groups, said Senior Minister of State for Health Amy Khor at the biennial Singapore Aids Conference at Tan Tock Seng Hospital. "Singapore’s HIV epidemic remains largely driven by sexual transmission. Heterosexual men engaging in casual or commercial sex, or men who have sex with men are still our two biggest risk groups," she said.

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