HIV notifications drop by 30 per cent in Metro North and South

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New HIV notifications have dropped 30 per cent in the first six months of this year in the Metro North and South areas, compared to the previous five-year average. The results, detailed in the latest HIV Foundation Queensland annual report, show the state records among the best results in the nation. New HIV notifications drop in figures from the first six months of 2016. Photo: Jessica Shapiro HIV Foundation Queensland chair Darren Russell said the results were encouraging, coupled with the fact that testing rates were increasing. “We really hope that it’s due to a drop in people actually contracting HIV,” Dr Russell…
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