3 months 100 persons found infected with HIV for engaging in paid sex MB
By Analou De Vera More than 100 individuals were infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) last April after engaging in transactional or paid sex. Department of Health (MANILA BULLETIN) Based on the latest data of the Department of Health (DOH)- Epidemiology Bureau, 114 people acquired HIV after they engaged in transactional sex. The DOH noted that “people who engage in transactional sex are those who reported that they either pay for sex, regularly accept payment for sex, or do both.” Of the total number, 112 individuals or 98 percent of the cases were males whose age ranged from 17 to ... more