Aids Update

GUESTS: PETER PIOT, M.D. Executive Director Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) Geneva, Switzerland HELEN GAYLE, M.D.. Director, National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Atlanta, Georgia This week, the World Health Organization released its annual report on world health, and the AIDS statistics are grim for those in Africa: two-thirds of the 33 million people worldwide with AIDS or HIV live on that continent. Closer to home, there's a decline in AIDS deaths—but not for all groups. In this hour a look at the latest figures on AIDS deaths and new infections in the U.S., and at the epidemic that rages on in Africa.



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