Researchers estimate number of infants born in the U.S. with perinatal HIV infection
7 monthes ago - By News Medical
A new article published online by JAMA Pediatrics estimates there were 69 perinatal human immunodeficiency virus infections among infants born in the United States in 2013 , down from an estimated 216 perinatal HIV infections among infants born in 2002 .
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Why Fewer Babies Are Being Born With HIV
7 monthes ago - By Time
Researchers have seen big progress in reducing HIV transmission from mother to child, according to the latest data compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . In a report published in JAMA Pediatrics , scientists found that in 2013, 69 babies were born with the virus in the U.S., compared to 216 in 2002.
Efforts to prevent the transmission of HIV from mother to child during pregnancy are starting to pay off, as TIME detailed in a recent feature about stopping the spread to infants. Part of that is due to higher rates of HIV testing among women. About half of the women who...
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Drop in babies born with HIV, figures drop by two-thirds
7 monthes ago - By Daily Mail
The number of babies born with HIV has fallen significantly since 2002. Compared to 216 babies born with the virus in 2002, just 69 babies were born in 2013, a drop of about two-thirds.
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