AIDS Cases Rise 22% in the District

aids-ribbonThe District’s HIV/AIDS office is scheduled to release a 2008 epidemiology report today at 10:30 that states that at least 3 percent of District residents have HIV or AIDS, a total that far surpasses the 1 percent threshold that constitutes a “generalized and severe” epidemic.

The report found a 22 percent increase in HIV and AIDS cases from the 12,428 reported at the end of 2006.

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