Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, September 29th, 1997
In a wide-ranging analysis of preliminary birth and death statistics from 1996, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said the age-adjusted death rate from AIDS dropped from 15.6 deaths per 100,000 population in 1995 to 11.6 in 1996. AIDS is no longer the leading cause of death for people between the ages of 25 and 44, said the CDC.
"The 26 percent decline in deaths from HIV/AIDS in a single year reported by CDC ... is truly a remarkable...
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