Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, July 28th, 1997
The overall slowing of the epidemic and the impact of effective new drug treatments has led to the lower death rates, but women and minorities are failing to benefit the same way men and whites are, experts said during the annual State of AIDS Forum.
In the first nine months of 1996, 30,700 people in the United States died from AIDS, down 19 percent from the 37,900 who died in the first nine months of 1995, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
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