Saturday, April 04, 2015

Fact of the Day - AIDS/HIV

 AIDS is today the leading cause of death for adolescents in Africa and the second cause of death among adolescents globally. Adolescent girls, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, are disproportionately affected by new HIV infections. In South Africa, home to the world's largest HIV epidemic, more than 860 girls become infected with HIV every week, compared to 170 boys.

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