Science Yet to Soften HIV's Effect on Minorities, Poor; Real-Life Issues Hinder Treatment
August 3, 2012
While AIDS researchers speak optimistically of a cure and a vaccine, health workers and community organizations say those most at-risk for HIV are not getting the prevention information and treatment currently available.
The groups most likely to be infected are the least likely to get treatment or have health insurance, advocates say. They also are the most likely to die of AIDS-related complications.
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This article was provided by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update. Visit the CDC's website to find out more about their activities, publications and services.
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