Health authorities in China have been stressing out on the sudden increase in HIV positive patients, reaching a total of 436 800. From these patients the authorities have confirmed death of 136 300 while the others are still getting their treatment. The figure of effected patients and death numbers have been laid out from the year 2013 and since then the death toll number is increasing.
The authorities have stated that sex remains the major transmission channel for HIV further clearing that out of the total laid out 90% were infected after sexual contact only. The records states that since 2003 the number of AIDS patient has been increasing and majority were infected through sex. The health authorities are trying every possible way to spread awareness among the people of China further providing free HIV positive tests for all and free treatment for rural and urban citizens. After that its completely in the hands of people themselves how much do they cooperate, how much do they follow the law of nature and succeeds in fighting this menace. Kiran Kidwai – International Desk, NMTV