HIV and AIDS in the European Union, 2008.

  title={HIV and AIDS in the European Union, 2008.},
  author={Marita J.W. van de Laar and Giedrius Likatavi{\vc}ius},
  journal={Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin},
  volume={14 47}
HIV infections remain to be of major public health importance in Europe, with evidence of increasing transmission in several European countries. A total of 25,656 diagnosed cases of HIV infection were reported for 2008 by the countries of the European Union and European Economic Area (EU/EEA); data were not available from Austria, Denmark or Liechtenstein. The highest rates were reported by Estonia, Latvia, Portugal and the United Kingdom. In the EU/EEA, the predominant mode of transmission for… CONTINUE READING

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