November 18, 2006
State of the World
UNAIDS's new annual report on the spread of the epidemic brings mostly bad news. The total number of infected worldwide stands at 40 million. Africa saw 2.8 million new infections last year, though Eastern Europe and Central Asia saw the greatest percentage increases.
UPDATE, Dec. 4: A New York Times editorial laments the slow progress and, in some cases, backsliding.
Posted by Adam Graham-Silverman at November 18, 2006 02:33 AM