Published in AIDS Weekly, March 17th, 2003
With new cases of HIV and AIDS in Alabama continuing to rise at a steady rate of about 700 per year, the majority are no longer gay men, as they previously were in many places, but low-income, heterosexual blacks, officials say.
The trend is mirrored throughout the Southeast, which has had the highest increase of new HIV and AIDS cases among all regions in the country since 1993, according to the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Want to see the full article?
Welcome to NewsRx!
Learn more about a six-week, no-risk free trial of AIDS Weekly
NewsRx also is available at LexisNexis, Gale, ProQuest, Factiva, Dialog, Thomson Reuters, NewsEdge, and Dow Jones.