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Latvian residents believe they can get HIV from insect bites

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Some people in Latvia believe, wrongly, that they can get HIV from insect bites or wastewater; only slightly more than half of the people have sufficient knowledge about HIV, according to a survey carried this year out by Agihas support group for people living with HIV and AIDS. Latvia ranks first in Europe in terms of new HIV cases registered each year – 18.8 per 100,000 residents, which is three…