Thursday, November 24, 2005

HIV Rates Decreasing

Some countries in Africa and the Caribbean are among the worst-hit by HIV and AIDS. The fact that a large percentage of the population may be living in desperate poverty only adds to the suffering. Areas in wealthy Western countries, such as South London, which have large African populations are also affected.

The U.N. says that HIV infection rates are starting to decrease consistently in some countries for the first time, indicating that prevention programs set up over the last five years are finally yielding results. Click here to read the story.

Keywords: HIV, AIDS, Africa, Caribbean

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