Increase in number of AIDS patients in Kuwait

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Increase in number of AIDS patients in Kuwait

Increase in number of AIDS patients in Kuwait

The number of AIDS patients in Kuwait has risen to 320, local daily reported. According to report, the number of infection from the virus was about 290 in 2016 and this seen an increase of 30 cases by this year. 75 percent of the infection in Kuwait is among men and the rest women.

The report attribute the main reason for this increase as the drop in awareness campaigns that were organized in the past. The campaigns should be organized inside cooperative societies, central markets and commercial malls and intensifying campaigns at the Kuwait International Airport.

However, Kuwait has a low infection rate compared to other countries at the global level.