Parool: Number of new HIV infections in Amsterdam has halved in 5 years

Faster HIV tests, treatment in an earlier stage of the infection and new campaigns. Amsterdam is on its way to wipe out the virus for good. The yearly number of new HIV diagnoses has halved in five years’ time to 162 in 2015. That is remarkable, given the fact that for years the number of people that were diagnosed with an HIV infection fluctuated between 300 and 360 per year. The figures of the HIV Monitoring Foundation show that the decrease can be seen on a national level as well.

Read the full article on the website of Het Parool (Dutch only).

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