Biological factors that may contribute to regional and racial disparities in HIV prevalence.

@article{Kaul2011BiologicalFT,
  title={Biological factors that may contribute to regional and racial disparities in HIV prevalence.},
  author={Rupert Kaul and Craig R Cohen and Duncan Chege and Tae Joon Yi and Wangari Esther Tharao and Lyle R McKinnon and Robert S. Remis and Omu A Anzala and Joshua Kimani},
  journal={American journal of reproductive immunology},
  year={2011},
  volume={65 3},
  pages={
          317-24
        }
}
Despite tremendous regional and subregional disparities in HIV prevalence around the world, epidemiology consistently demonstrates that black communities have been disproportionately affected by the pandemic. There are many reasons for this, and a narrow focus on socio-behavioural causes may be seen as laying blame on affected communities or individuals. HIV sexual transmission is very inefficient, and a number of biological factors are critical in determining whether an unprotected sexual… CONTINUE READING
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