National Latino AIDS Awareness Day -- October 15, 2007

October 2007
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;10/12/2007, Vol. 56 Issue 40, p1057
The article reports that the fifth National Latino AIDS Awareness Day will be held on October 15, 2007. The event raises awareness of HIV/AIDS in the Hispanic/Latino population living in the U.S. and abroad. In 2005, the community accounted for approximately 14.4% of the U.S. population but 18.99% of persons who received an AIDS diagnosis in the country.


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