The errors in the fight against AIDS

by Beatrice Credi - 2011.11.09
The errors in the fight against AIDS
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The latest data on people living with HIV in Spain indicate how many errors were made in the fight against this disease. While most prevention campaigns have always focused on the male population and the homosexuals, it turns out that it is increasing the number of women affected by the virus. To the point that in the Iberian Peninsula they represent as much as 20% of cases diagnosed until now. A real alarm which prompted the Spanish authorities, under the National Plan against AIDS, to draw up a detailed program that paves the way for a greater involvement of women as much in the testing of new treatments as in that of information about the real risks of infection.

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