Published in Women's Health Weekly, August 23rd, 1999
Researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said perinatal AIDS cases peaked in the United States in 1992 and then declined by 67 percent from 1992 to 1997. The drop was associated with an increase in use of AZT - zidovudine - to reduce transmissions of the disease from mothers to their children.
Since 1994, the U.S. Public Health Service has recommended routine, voluntary HIV testing for at-risk...
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