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Rising Number Of HIV Infections In Brazil Show Weaknesses In Programs, Especially Among Youth « » The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rising Number Of HIV Infections In Brazil Show Weaknesses In Programs, Especially Among Youth

Associated Press: HIV infections rise, thwart Brazil’s AIDS efforts
“…While Brazil has long been seen as a global model in the fight against AIDS, activists and officials say more and more youths share [an] unawareness of HIV risks, or are unconcerned about them. Even as HIV infection rates have begun declining in many other places, cases have been slowly rising in Brazil — with the sharpest jump among youths 15 to 24…” (Licon, 8/9).