Xinhua News AgencyDecember 1, 2013 12:31
Roundup: Number of AIDS-infected people rises in Sudan
KHARTOUM, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- The number of Sudanese people infected with AIDS is up amid low level of awareness about the threats of the disease as well as means of its transmission and prevention from it, according to Sudan's official statistics.
"The AIDS infection rate among Sudanese people hit 79,514 cases, 8,516 of them are new cases. Additionally, 5,417 AIDS-related death cases have been registered during 2013," said Sudan's Health Ministry in a statement on the occasion of the World AIDS Day.