New HIV Strain in Russia Spreading Rapidly - Scientists
MOSCOW, October 16 (RIA Novosti) - A scientific research center in Siberia said Wednesday that it has
discovered a new strain of HIV in Russia and that the virus is spreading "at a rapid rate."
The subtype, known as 02_AG/A, was first detected in the Siberian city of Novosibirsk in 2006 and now accounts for more than 50 percent
of new HIV infections in the region, Novosibirsk's Koltsovo science city said in a statement.
The number of HIV-positive people living in the Novosibirsk Region has leaped from about 2,000 in 2007 up to 15,000 in 2012, the
statement said, citing Russia's Federal AIDS Center.
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