300 infected with HIV in Cagayan de Oro

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – About 300 persons in this trading hub of Northern Mindanao have been diagnosed with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), a health official said. Joey Retuya, an…

New HIV victims in March found engaged in paid sex

MANILA — The Department of Health (DOH) on Thursday said that 95 individuals acquired the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) after engaging in transactional or paid sex based on the March…

844 new HIV cases reported in January 2017

MANILA — Some 844 new HIV-positive cases were reported to the HIV/AIDS & ART Registry of the Philippines (HARP) last January, the Department of Health (DOH) said Wednesday. “This is…

Silent HIV epidemic expanding in New Zealand: expert

WELLINGTON — New Zealand has lost its world-leading status in the fight against HIV/AIDS with a record rise last year in diagnosed cases of the world’s most dangerous infectious disease,…

More than half a million Chinese now living with HIV/AIDS

BEIJING — There were 654,000 people living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV) in China by the end of September, with 201,000 deaths, according to figures revealed on Wednesday. Sexual transmission accounted for…