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HIV epidemics emerging in Middle East, North Africa: study

Submitted by on August 3, 2011 – 9:59 pm No Comment
homoasia

The study showed that the HIV infection rate among homosexual men exceeded 5% in Egypt, Sudan and Tunisia

Epidemics of HIV are emerging among gay and bisexual men in the Middle East and North Africa and high levels of risky sexual behavior threaten to spread the AIDS virus further in the region, researchers said Tuesday.

In the first study of its kind in a region where homosexuality and bisexuality are taboo, researchers from Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar found evidence for concentrated HIV epidemics — where infection rates are above 5 percent in a certain population group — in several countries such as Egypt, Sudan, Pakistan and Tunisia.

In one setting in Pakistan, HIV rates reached up to 28 percent, they said in a study in the Public Library of Science (PLoS) Medicine journal.

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My Comments:
I did not think that gays and bisexuals lived in the lands of the Prophet Mohamed (PBUH); how naive of me.  You can also check out this fellow blogger from the Middle East who gives his perspective about homosexuality

Sources: Reuters ; Africasia.com

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