'Strong' bullish momentum on HIV here as new reported cases doubled to 840 in the last 12 months
More than 800 HIV cases were reported in Ireland this year, the
highest parent on record and more than double the total number last year.
Data published with the help of the Fitness Safety Surveillance
Center (HPSC) indicates that, as of December 21, 840
The data shows that for the same remaining period, only
388 cases were reported. There were a total of 401 cases in 2021.
HPSC statistics recently reported cases as those who
already contracted the virus, along with people already living
The majority of HIV diagnoses in 2022 are in
people who had previously been diagnosed outdoors.
HIV, the human immunodeficiency
virus, attacks the immune system by infecting a type of white blood cell
Stephen O'Hare, chief executive of HIV eire, said growth in
socializing since Covid-19 laws were lifted became a contributing factor to the
Mr O'Hare said gay and bisexual men suffered dis
proportionately from HIV, accounting for around 55% of newly reported cases
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