Oaxaca, indigenous children infected with AIDS virus by drinking breast milk

Posted on October 5, 2011 • Filed under: Latin America Health, Latin America Indigenous Issues, Mexico, Social Issues

COESIDA reports that in Oaxaca there are 996 thousand infected with the virus, of which 86 are children.Based on the latest report of the State Council for the Prevention of AIDS (COESIDA) in the state of Oaxaca has killed more than 2 000 people in the last 25 years because of this virus, as reported to date are a total of one 1,996 infected, of whom 770 are women between 20 and 65 years old, and 86 are indigenous children originating in the Sierra Norte and the Mixe region, infected by the virus of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Read Article

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