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New HIV Infections on Rise in Some Regions

Progress in reducing new HIV infections in adults has stalled, and is even on the rise in some regions of the world, the United Nations AIDS agency warns. In a report on the epidemic, UNAIDS notes that infections among adults and children globally have been reduced by 40 percent since the peak of 3 million in 1997. And, while significant progress in stopping new cases among children is continuing — with a drop of more than 70 percent since 2001 — the decline in new cases among adults has...

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