Epidemiology of adult and adolescent HIV infection in Israel: a country of immigration.

@article{Chemtob2004EpidemiologyOA,
  title={Epidemiology of adult and adolescent HIV infection in Israel: a country of immigration.},
  author={Daniel Chemtob and Zehava Grossman},
  journal={International journal of STD & AIDS},
  year={2004},
  volume={15 10},
  pages={691-6}
}
In Israel, the caseload and main modes of transmission have changed dramatically since 1991 after mass immigration from countries with generalized HIV epidemics. The previous annual average (of 60 new cases) has almost quadrupled, and 68% are among heterosexuals (compared with 11.6% before). We verified all HIV/AIDS cases ever documented, redefined (according to UNAIDS/WHO definitions) and analysed those aged 13+. Between 1980-2000, HIV and AIDS were diagnosed, respectively, in 2204 and 682… CONTINUE READING

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