Study: part of Latvians believe they can get HIV from insect bites or wastewater

  • 2019-10-29
  • LETA/TBT Staff
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 times higher than the European average. Riga Stradins University lecturer Anda Kivite-Urtane told reporters that people in Latvia have limited knowledge about...
 
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