Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec.1
By Fatih Karimov - Trend: The number of Iranian women affected with AIDS is at a critical level.
Ali Akbar Sayyari, Deputy Health Minister, said AIDS has passed to a critical level among drug addicted people, Iran 's IRNA news agency reported Dec. 1.
Some 85,000 people have been affected with AIDS in the country, he said, adding that 28,633 cases of AIDS have been reported.
In the past Iranian year (March 2013-March 2014), 27,888 cases of AIDS were reported.
Some 0.15 percent of Iranian people are affected with AIDS, he noted.