HIV epidemic in Russia
According to the BBC,
A top international HIV/Aids expert has told the BBC that the epidemic in Russia is now out of control. Robin Gorna, head of the International Aids Society, urged Russia to do much more to prevent the spread of HIV among an estimated two million drug users. Ms Gorna was speaking ahead of a major international conference on Aids which gets under way in Moscow shortly. It is believed there are now at least a million people infected with HIV in Russia.