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The increased availability of mobile apps has fuelled the rise [in] infections." Rising fatalities among the young Official figures suggest that there are now around 220,000 adolescents living with HIV in the region.But a lack of data means that the true figure is likely to be much higher.These people are so young, we are struggling to reach them." Social stigma, certain religious teachings and inadequate sex education all contribute to the shortfall in information about safe sex and HIV transmission.Taboos and legal restrictions around same sex relationships also serve to push the private lives of some young people into a secretive world, sometimes stopping them from accessing available health services.But the most astonishing part of all is the life the son turned out to live. He had fevers, a swollen liver, chronic ear infections, fungus growing under his fingernails. When he'd been stronger, he had walked the halls of St.Louis Children's Hospital wearing a sign around his neck with the words BIDS FOR and a huge red pair of lips, trying to coax the nurses to kiss him on the cheek.
"Young people are more vulnerable to acquiring HIV, yet, they have a weak voice and much less bargaining power.""Young people do not have enough information to make safe choices," Perera said.
Years later, his mother could still remember the jingling.