HIV cases in Europe reach at alarming rate, WHO warns

LONDON: The quantity of individuals recently determined to have HIV in Europe achieved its largest amount in 2016 since records started, demonstrating the district’s pandemic developing “at a disturbing pace”, health authorities said on Tuesday.

That year, 160,000 individuals gotten the infection that causes AIDS in the 53 countries that make up the World Health Organization’s European area, the office said in a joint report with the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC). Around 80 for each penny of those were in eastern Europe, the report found.

“This is the most elevated number of cases recorded in one year. On the off chance that this pattern holds on, we won’t have the capacity to accomplish the objective of consummation the HIV scourge by 2030,” the WHO’s European local chief, Zsuzsanna Jakab, said in an announcement.