Sanitary Jurisdiction III through the department of epidemiology reported that this year there are 6 people registered with HIV, of which two are women and four men.


Dr. Sergio Jaquez, coordinator of epidemiology, indicated that in 2017 the number of HIV cases was 5, aged between 25 and 45 years, in addition to three cases of AIDS, two women and one man between 35 and 44 years. age

When referring to deaths by this last condition, the interviewee stated that these values ​​are not available, because when people are detected with AIDS, treatment is sent to the state capital and receive the corresponding follow-up.

He also pointed out that far from what is considered, the heterosexual group is where these diseases are most recorded and are the males most affected.

"We know that once we identify a person living with HIV and treat it properly, on time, it is able to lead a normal life whenever it is already compared as a chronic degenerative disease," he said.

Asked about methods to prevent the disease stressed that only barrier known as male and female condom, the other methods are to avoid unwanted pregnancies.

According to the Directorate General of Epidemiology of the Ministry of Health and the National Center for Prevention and Control of HIV and Aids with updated data up to November 9 this year in the state of Chihuahua there are 142 AIDS cases of 126 are men and 16 are women , while in 2017 the number reached 170, 141 men and 29 women.

Finally, Dr. Jaquez pointed out that it is in schools, even with the controversy that is generated with the parents, in which it is intended to directly impact young people so that they become aware that prevention and care of their sexuality is fundamental to control HIV transmission.


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