The changing epidemiology of prevalent diagnosed HIV infections in Taiwan, 1984-2005.

@article{Yang2008TheCE,
  title={The changing epidemiology of prevalent diagnosed HIV infections in Taiwan, 1984-2005.},
  author={Chin-Hui Yang and Shengmei Yang and Meixian Shen and Hsu-Sung Kuo},
  journal={The International journal on drug policy},
  year={2008},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={
          317-23
        }
}
By the end of 2005, there were 10,158 reported cases of HIV infections in Taiwan, of them, 2,403 had developed full blown AIDS, and 1,333 had died. It represented an average annual increase of 15% in HIV diagnoses before 2003. The most common route of transmission is through men having sex with men followed by heterosexual contact, while infections through injecting drug use (IDUs) remained low. However, the number of newly reported HIV infections has been rising sharply since 2003, mainly… CONTINUE READING
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