Report Finds High HIV/AIDS Rate Among U.S. Blacks
If the U.S. black population were a separate country, it would rank 16th worldwide in the number of people living with the AIDS virus, according to a report released Tuesday by the Black AIDS Institute. Nearly 600,000 blacks are living with HIV, and up to 30,000 are becoming infected annually.
- "U.S. Blacks, if a Nation, Would Rank High on AIDS" (Altman, New York Times, 7/30).