“There’s an increasing appreciation that this epidemic is even less homogeneous than people have imagined,” says Wafaa El-Sadr, global director of the public-health organization ICAP and a professor at Columbia University, who was not a contributor to the study (one of her ICAP colleagues, Jessica E. Justman, was a co-author). “This kind of data helps to prompt other research questions: Can we do different kinds of interventions in these places?”

Read the full article on NPR’s Goats and Soda blog

Read the article in Nature

Other links:

(WAMU.org) New HIV Map Offers Most Detailed Look Yet At The Epidemic

(MedicalXpress) ‘Striking’ differences in rates of HIV/AIDS within African nations

(HealthData.org) Mapping HIV prevalence in sub-Saharan Africa between 2000 and 2017


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