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Living with HIV/AIDS in Vietnam

While the highest rates of HIV in Vietnam can still be seen among high-risk groups such as injecting drug users (IDUs), female sex workers (FSWs) and men who have sex with men (MSM)it is also a problem that more and more concerns the general population. According to UNAIDS the prevalence was estimated at 0.53% in 2007.HIV patients in Vietnam can receive free treatment with ARV's (Antiretroviral drugs) which make it possible to live an almost normal life if taken regular. However the medication can have strong side effects.

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HIV in Vietnam
While the highest rates of HIV in Vietnam can still be seen among high-risk groups such as injecting drug users (IDUs), female sex workers (FSWs) and men who have sex with men (MSM)it is also a problem that more and more concerns the general population. According to UNAIDS the prevalence was estimated at 0.53% in 2007.HIV patients in Vietnam can receive free treatment with ARV's (Antiretroviral drugs) which make it possible to live an almost normal life if taken regular. However the medication can have strong side effects.