HIV epidemics in Africa: what explains the variations in HIV prevalence?

@article{Buv2002HIVEI,
  title={HIV epidemics in Africa: what explains the variations in HIV prevalence?},
  author={Anne M Buv{\'e}},
  journal={IUBMB life},
  year={2002},
  volume={53 4-5},
  pages={193-5}
}
There are large differences in the prevalence of HIV infection between different regions in sub-Saharan Africa, ranging from less than 10% in pregnant women in most of West Africa, to over 25% in pregnant women in large cities in Eastern and Southern Africa. These differences in HIV prevalence are in many instances due to differences in rate of spread of the virus. The multicenter study on factors determining the differential spread of HIV in four African cities tried to identify factors that… CONTINUE READING

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