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UNICEF: Hidden Epidemic of HIV Among Adolescents

A U.N. Children’s Fund (UNICEF) report backed by two years of research says increasing HIV infections among adolescents has triggered alarms of a new epidemic. The researchers warn that Asia Pacific nations in particular are facing a sharp rise in the incidence of HIV among adolescents, especially among key populations in urban centers, marking a worrying step back at a time when the global incidence of HIV has been falling.   Wing-Sie Cheng, a regional UNICEF adviser on HIV and...

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