TITLE

Turnaround seen in AIDS fight

AUTHOR(S)
Highleyman, Liz
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Bay Area Reporter;12/2/2010, Vol. 40 Issue 48, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) reveals in their latest global epidemiology report in December 2010 saying new HIV infections have fallen by almost 20 percent over the past decade, while the number of AIDS-related deaths declined by a similar percentage during the past five years.
ACCESSION #
55819474

 

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