Women and AIDS

Laurence, Jeffrey
February 1999
AIDS Patient Care & STDs;Feb99, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p77
Academic Journal
Editorial. Comments on the state of AIDS among women. Sexual transmission of HIV; Interventions for girls and women; Risk for AIDS; Incidence of HIV; HIV and STD transmission.


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