More HIV/AIDS Cases Linked to Internet Boom

Published: February 1, 2010

More HIV/AIDS Cases Linked to Internet Boom

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health  (DOH) has said Internet social networking sites have provided a venue for young people to find partners in risky sex that usually leads to cases of Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome  (HIV/AIDS) in the country.

It further warned that if the country failed to address the growing HIV-AIDS problem, the Philippines could face an epidemic in due time.

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