Iran reports sharp rise in people with HIV

Health minister says there has been a nine-fold growth in the number of HIV/Aids patients in a decade.

The number of HIV-positive citizens in the country has skyrocketed over the last decade, Iranian state television has reported.

On Sunday, health minister Hassan Ghzaizadeh told the state broadcaster there has been a nine-fold growth in the number of HIV/Aids patients in the decade.

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