Link between HIV risk and other STDs debated at forum

Silversides, Ann
April 1999
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/06/99, Vol. 160 Issue 7, p1048
Academic Journal
States that a forum in Canada held February, 1999 discussed the importance of the surveillance and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (STD) in light of research showing the diseases facilitate the transmission of HIV. Probability of HIV making significant inroads into the heterosexual population dependent on infection rates for other STD; Herpes the second most common STD in Canada; Reason for a decrease in the number of new HIV cases reported in 1998.


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