HIV Incidence Higher In Years Prior To Armed Conflict In Sub-Saharan Africa, Study Shows

Pacific Standard: The Odd Link Between HIV and War
“…[A]ccording to a new paper, HIV infections spread most rapidly in the five years prior to armed conflict [in sub-Saharan Africa], indicating the connection between HIV and war is subtler than previously thought. It’s not that war doesn’t have great potential to spread disease, Brady Bennett and colleagues from the Brown University School of Public Health write in PLOS One…” (Collins, 11/17).

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