Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, January 12th, 2003
More than 130,000 people in southern states have AIDS, compared to just over 100,000 in the Northeast, 36,000 in the Midwest and nearly 62,000 in the West, according to U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention numbers cited in a "Southern States Manifesto" written by AIDS directors from the various states.
As an example, Florida receives roughly 5% of the nation's prevention funds but has approximately 12% of the nation's AIDS cases, said Dr. A. Gene...
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