The number of infected in Czech Republic by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus HIV/AIDS increased during 2011 to a greater extent that in previous years, reported Radio Prague today.
Last year were 153 new cases of HIV in this central European nation, which is the third largest figure in the history of the country.
If in the mid-1990s to the fight against AIDS were dedicated almost 2 million 700 thousand euros per year, are now only about 140 thousand euros.
In addition, numerous studies and surveys suggest that young Czechs do not fear illness, although it still does not envision a vaccine or cure in the near future.
"Unfortunately the argument that can be used as our situation is relatively quiet don't have already invest in prevention, but it could be the other way around, that our situation is good because it is invested in prevention, said Dr. Ladislav Machala, hospital Na Bulovce."
"The generation currently offering more positive is that not afraid of AIDS. My new patients do not give importance to it, tell me that there will soon be a remedy, but I disagree. For that is much,"warned the doctor.
In this regard, the Group of age with increased incidence of new infected in Czech Republic is young people between 20 and 29 years old, and by gender is women between 20 and 24, and men between 25 and 29 years old, in that order.
In the Central European State currently live almost one thousand 700 people with HIV, along with some 348 who developed AIDS, responsible for the deaths of around 180 Czech ailment.
28 Years of the discovery of the deadly virus, exist in the world about 34 million people living with HIV, while about 25 million already died from the disease, mainly in Africa and poor countries in Southeast Asia.