TITLE

'Enough is enough': the HIV/AIDS epidemic among black Americans

AUTHOR(S)
Volansky, Rob
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Infectious Disease News;Feb2009, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article discusses the prevalence of HIV/AIDS among African-Americans.
ACCESSION #
36458175

 

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