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2 die of HIV-AIDS in Santiago City treatment hub

By: - Correspondent / @VillVisayaJrINQ
/ 01:02 PM June 29, 2021
DOH: ‘Access for HIV treatments are available’

HVI/AIDS (INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO)

SANTIAGO CITY, Isabela — Two persons infected with the human-immunodeficiency virus-acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV-AIDS) had died while being treated here, officials said Tuesday, June 29.

In a statement, Dr. Genaro Manalo, city health officer, said the patients were residents of this city and Quirino province. They were referred to the city’s treatment hub in the past few months.

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The HIV/AIDS treatment hub here offers free screening and treatment for city villagers and nearby towns and provinces.

Health officials have urged villagers with symptoms of HIV/AIDS to seek assistance immediately.

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The hub treated at least 17 HIV/AIDS carriers in 2018 and 25 cases in 2019.

In 2020, the city hub recorded 38 cases aged between 17-63 years old. INQ

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