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AIDS is Spreading in Tibet: Taiwan Newspaper Says - 2003-11-26

Tibetan stringer Tsering Lhamo reported that AIDS is spreading in Tibet, but the officials are ignoring the problems. Taiwan newspaper says in Tibet AIDS is spread by mainly by two methods: prostitution and blood transfusion. In the past years, the number of prostitutes in Tibet has increased, and in Tibet’s capital, Lhasa alone, there are more than 2,000 prostitutes who came from China.