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UNC researcher: Racial disparities in HIV infection rate are ‘indictment’ of U.S. response to epidemic

UNC researcher: Racial disparities in HIV infection rate are ‘indictment’ of U.S. response to epidemic

Tuesday, October 6, 2009 — UNC's Dr. Adaora A. Adimora and her fellow researchers examine factors responsible for the stark racial disparities in HIV infection in the U.S. and the now concentrated epidemic among African Americans.

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UNC study: Insecticide-treated bed nets reduce infant deaths in Democratic Republic of Congo

UNC study: Insecticide-treated bed nets reduce infant deaths in Democratic Republic of Congo

Giving insecticide-treated bed nets to nearly 18,000 mothers at prenatal clinics in the Democratic Republic of Congo prevented an estimated 414 infant deaths from malaria, a study by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers concludes.

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