Archive for May 21st, 2009

HIV’s Spread Around Europe Mapped

A recent study shows that HIV’s spread across Europe can be blamed largely on holidaymakers who were infected with the virus abroad.  Using the samples gathered from 17 countries around Europe, the researchers were able to track the movement of HIV around the continent. According to the research, which was published in the Retrovirology journal, the biggest exporters of HIV are Greece, Portugal, Serbia, and Spain, largely because of tourists and migrants who leave the country with proper educati…