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HIV/AIDS: India Slashes Estimate of HIV-Infected People

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Science  13 Jul 2007:
Vol. 317, Issue 5835, pp. 179-181
DOI: 10.1126/science.317.5835.179

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Several years ago, India was estimated to have the largest AIDS epidemic of any country in the world. Now, after more extensive sampling, including a national household survey, the Indian government has come up with a new estimate that reduces the number of HIV-infected people by more than half.