on AIDS in China
Mode of Infection
If China does not take effective measures, China will have one of the highest
number of AIDS infected people in the entire world. AIDS will become a
Chinese national disaster.
- Yi Zeng, M.D.
Honorary Chairman of USCAA
China is on a "fast track" to an AIDS
epidemic and will have 10 million or more HIV/AIDS sufferers by 2010
unless its acts decisively and soon, the United Nations says3.
"There is no more time to wait. China does
not have time to wait," Edwin Judd, the United Nations Children's
Fund (UNICEF) representative in China3.
number of adults and children living with HIV/AIDS by the end
2000: 600,000 - 1,000,000.1
infected with HIV increases with an annual rate of
number of children who have lost their mother or both parents to AIDS
since the beginning of the epidemic: 4,5002
China Daily, August 21, 2000; 2,WHO
China Update 2000; 3,
CNN News, AsiaNow, Dec. 1, 2000.