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CDC HIV/AIDS/Viral Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update
KAZAKHSTAN: Kazakhstan Has 17,266 Registered HIV Carriers

November 14, 2011
Xinhua News Agency (11.04.11) - Monday, November 14, 2011

Kazakhstan's Center for Prevention and Control of AIDS said Friday that the nation had 17,266 registered HIV cases as of Oct. 1, up by 1,358 from the 15,908 recorded through Feb. 1, 2010. The center said 1,432 of these individuals had progressed to AIDS, while 1,110 had died. Kazakhstan logged a total of 1,969 new HIV cases last year.