Canada: Number of Newly Reported HIV Cases in Alberta Up 29 Percent From Two Years Ago
September 12, 2008
New HIV cases in Alberta increased 29 percent in 2007, with the majority of cases reported in people ages 25-29, AIDS advocates report.
Other drivers of the disease are poverty, drug use, and homelessness, Rasmussen said. "There are issues around poverty and addictions and addictions support," she said.
"I would love to see a day when we'd have no new infections and adequate resources to address them and until then, we have a big job to do," said Rasmussen.
09.12.2008; Bill Kaufmann
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This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.