America Needs Focus on AIDS Crisis Among U.S. Blacks The latest data on domestic HIV infections shows that African-Americans have a disproportionate share of new cases. Commentator Kathy Y. Wilson says that despite the gravity of the AIDS crisis in Africa, Americans need to pay more attention to the disease at home.

America Needs Focus on AIDS Crisis Among U.S. Blacks

America Needs Focus on AIDS Crisis Among U.S. Blacks

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The latest data on domestic HIV infections shows that African-Americans have a disproportionate share of new cases. Commentator Kathy Y. Wilson says that despite the gravity of the AIDS crisis in Africa, Americans need to pay more attention to the disease at home.

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