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Thirty people die from HIV/AIDS

East Timor Legal News Source: Suara Timor-Lerosae language Source: Tetun - The National Director for Health Ministry, Isabel Maria Belo said HIV/AIDS had affected all people in 13 districts of the country and 273 of Timorese people have been suffrerring from HIV/AIDS and 30 of them have died from the disease.

Belo called on all young people to be careful of having sexual relations because HIV/AIDS could not be cured.

"The people that have been suffering from HIV/AIDS filed in the data base of Ministry of health are 273 people," Belo said.

See also 

Number of people infected with HIV/AIDS increasing in Timor-Leste on ETLJB

HIV-AIDS and Homophobia in East Timor on East Timor Law Journal

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