Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, February 22nd, 2005
The New York Times reported 2,000 babies were born infected with HIV in 1990, but now the number has declined to just over 200 a year. New York City health officials said 321 babies were born with the virus, but the number was reduced to just 5 in 2003.
"This is a dramatic and wonderful success story," said Vicki Peters, MD, head of pediatric surveillance for the city health department. She had earlier reported for World AIDS Day in Bangkok...
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