The rising incidence of HIV in China over the past decade runs counter to the global trend of a decline in new cases of the virus. Photo: Huang Haojie The rising incidence of HIV in China over the past decade runs counter to the global trend of a decline in new cases of the virus. Photo: Huang Haojie
The rising incidence of HIV in China over the past decade runs counter to the global trend of a decline in new cases of the virus. Photo: Huang Haojie
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More Chinese getting HIV when cases in rest of world are falling. It’s because of ignorance about sex, say experts

  • Dating apps make it easier for young people to hook up, old people are turning to each other for comfort – and the number of new cases of HIV is on the rise
  • Few Chinese have had any sex education, and many still think it is mostly gay people who catch HIV, while old people view it as something only the young get

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The rising incidence of HIV in China over the past decade runs counter to the global trend of a decline in new cases of the virus. Photo: Huang Haojie The rising incidence of HIV in China over the past decade runs counter to the global trend of a decline in new cases of the virus. Photo: Huang Haojie
The rising incidence of HIV in China over the past decade runs counter to the global trend of a decline in new cases of the virus. Photo: Huang Haojie
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