TITLE

AIDS risk rising in older people

PUB. DATE
January 2003
SOURCE
Consumer Reports on Health;Jan2003, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Cites key findings from a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report in 2003 indicating a rising AIDS risk among older people in the U.S. Percentage of AIDS cases accounted for by people 50 years old or older; Symptoms or complications of HIV infection in older people; Implications on medical care.
ACCESSION #
13030452

 

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