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Women & HIV/AIDS Infographic

Thursday, May 16, 2013

National Women's Health Week, May 12 - 18 and  HealthForHer.org has put together an infographic detailing how the disease has affected women around the world. Some of the most compelling details covered include:

- AIDS diagnoses among women have increased more than 300% since 1985.
- Louisiana, Florida & New York have the highest rates of AIDS diagnoses among adult and adolescent females in the US.
- The vast majority of women diagnosed with HIV contracted the disease through heterosexual encounters.

1 comments:

  1. Troubling statistics... and yet it's not getting the coverage it deserves.

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