Among Black Americans, HIV Takes a Gr...

Among Black Americans, HIV Takes a Greater Toll

There are 12 comments on the Health.com story from Nov 30, 2012, titled Among Black Americans, HIV Takes a Greater Toll. In it, Health.com reports that:

For one particular segment of the U.S. population, the news related to HIV infections has been anything but positive.

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Vladivostok

South Africa

#2 Dec 1, 2012
The state is not doing enough to keep them alert about this epidemic.
Thomassin

France

#3 Dec 1, 2012
Blacks, who make up 14 percent of the population, comprise 44 percent of all new HIV infections, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In fact, the CDC estimates that 1 of every 16 black men and 1 of every 32 black women will be diagnosed with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, at some point in their life.


Blacks also have dramatically higher death rates related to HIV. Black men with HIV and less than a 12th grade education have a death rate of 53 per 100,000 in the general population. For white men with a similar education, that rate is 5 per 100,000 and, for Hispanics, itÂ’s 9 per 100,000, according to research published Oct. 8 in the Archives of Internal Medicine.

Black women face similar odds. Those with less than a 12th grade education have an HIV-related mortality rate of 27 per 100,000 people in the general population, compared with 2 per 100,000 for white and 3 per 100,000 for Hispanics, the study found.
who done did dat

UK

#4 Dec 1, 2012
Vladivostok wrote:
The state is not doing enough to keep them alert about this epidemic.
they could stop it themselves , easily.

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Stop buggering each other
use condoms when screwing "Hoes"
stick with one woman
don't screw other black men when in prison
ppppp

Monticello, IN

#5 Dec 6, 2012
ban gay marriage until black gay men stop getting hiv... as punishment..
ppppp

Monticello, IN

#6 Dec 6, 2012
if I was obama I would ban all gayness atleast for black males
ppppp

Monticello, IN

#7 Dec 6, 2012
only whites should be allowed to be gay ..

dunno white males who are gay get it too..

ok ban all gayness for males..

and it's not religious based either!!

it's prevent the freaking disease so I don't die early based..
ppppp

Monticello, IN

#8 Dec 6, 2012
if they riot so what i already hate them for spreading hiv..
ppppp

Monticello, IN

#9 Dec 6, 2012
i hate all gay men..

not the women..

women it's fine..

they aren't spreading diseases..
ppppp

Monticello, IN

#10 Dec 6, 2012
it's not hate I don't hate I carefulize..
ppppp

Monticello, IN

#11 Dec 6, 2012
i yield from..
ppppp

Monticello, IN

#12 Dec 6, 2012
they can be gay platonically.. or or just limit them to one partner!!

ONE PARTNER ONLY FOR GAY MALES!!
Dude123

West Islip, NY

#13 Dec 6, 2012
No one gives a f*ck. go away ppppp
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