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Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly | HIV-AIDS in DC | PBS

Duration: 08:06
Program: Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly #1312
Broadcast Date: Nov. 20, 2009

The most recent statistics are sobering. Three percent of DC residents have HIV or AIDS, triple the number that is generally considered a "severe" epidemic. But among African-Americans residents, the overall rate is above four percent, which is higher even than parts of West Africa. And among the District's black men the infection rate is even more alarming, almost seven percent.

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Post Date: November 20, 2009