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In the united states and worldwide women are becoming infected with hiv at higher rates than any other group of people women often become infected with hiv from a partner who has either used injecting drugs or has had other sexual partners. The aids epidemic has reached disastrous proportions on the continent of africa over the past two decades, two thirds of the more than 16 million people in the world infected with human immunodeficiency virus (hiv), which causes aids, live in sub-saharan africa it is now home to the largest number. However, certain groups are at higher risk for hiv and merit special consideration because of particular risk factors is the risk of hiv different for different people some groups of people in the united states are more likely to get hiv than others because of many factors, including the status of their sex partners, their risk behaviors, and. Hiv/aids in africa is one of the most important global public health issues of our time, and perhaps, in the history of mankind the fda within the united states.
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