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Women, HIV, drugs

Women, HIV, drugs

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Published by ISDD in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Nicholas Dorn, Barbara James, Maggy Lee.
ContributionsDorn, Nicholas., James, Barbara., Lee, Maggy., Institute for the Study of Drug Dependence.
The Physical Object
Pagination92p. ;
Number of Pages92
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21920272M
ISBN 100948830514
OCLC/WorldCa29598191


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The first case of GRID, which will later be referred to as AIDS, is reported. Five women are among those diagnosed. Sandra Ford, a drug technician for the Centers for Disease Control (CDC. One in 16 black men will be infected with HIV in his lifetime, compared to one in 30 black women, according to the CDC.

African- American women are 15 times more likely to be infected than white women. Roberts began her work on the book when she was on a Fulbright fellowship in the Caribbean region, ranked second in HIV infection statistics.

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