HIV Infections and African-American Women
... head: HIV/AIDS, Homelessness, and Poverty African-American Women: Dying to Live Felecia A. Bailey of Maryland Gradate School of Nursing
Dr. Susan Wozenski
October, 27, 2007
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) and its causative agent, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), have challenged scientists and society as a whole for more than two decades. Since the disease was first diagnosed in 1981, approximately 1.7 million people in the United States have been infected with the virus. In the United States and abroad, minority women, and African-American women in particular, are disproportionately affected by the HIV epidemic, with African-America...