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PEPFAR Addressing Disproportionate Impact Of HIV On Young Women, Particularly In Africa

VOA News: Young Women Bear HIV Burden
“The head of PEPFAR, the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, says young women and girls are disproportionally affected by HIV. Dr. Deborah Birx said seven thousand young women are infected each week with the AIDS virus — mostly in Africa. … Ambassador Birx is helping to lead an effort protect women and girls and change the course of the epidemic…” (DeCapua, 4/30).

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