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The Politics of Prevalence

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Science  19 Sep 2003:
Vol. 301, Issue 5640, pp. 1652-1653
DOI: 10.1126/science.301.5640.1652

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YANGON, MYANMAR (RANGOON, BURMA)-- In 2001, an epidemiologist reported that HIV had infected 3.46% of the adults in Myanmar--a startling analysis that roiled public health officials and the military leaders who run this country. This story is part of a series on HIV/AIDS in Asia; the stories in this initial installment focus on Myanmar, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand.