Chinese students hold ribbons to mark the World AIDS Day at a health school in Dexing city, east Chinas Jiangxi province, 30 November 2010. China has reported more than 68,000 AIDS-related deaths as of the end of October, up nearly 20,000 year on year, according to official figures released Monday (29 November 2010), two days ahead of World AIDS Day. According to a statement from the Ministry of Health, since the 1980s, when the disease first emerged in the country, the total registered AIDS patients and HIV carriers have surpassed 370,000, in which more than 130,000 are AIDS patients. However, a joint research by the ministry, the UNAIDS and the World Health Organization estimated the total at 740,000 as of the end of last year, including some 105,000 AIDS patients. | Location: Dexing, Jiangxi, China.
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