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25,000 Chinese die of AIDS in 2005
Updated: 2006-01-25 11:16

In 2005, China had about 70,000 people newly infected with HIV/AIDS, and about 25,000 people died of the disease across the country, according to a joint assessment report released here on Wednesday.

The assessment was released by the Ministry of Health, Joint UN Program on HIV/AIDS and the World Health Organization at a press conference on 2005 Update on the HIV/AIDS Epidemic and Response in China.

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