July 2, 2007
Young Jamaicans Ignore HIV Risk
Jamaica’s young people understand HIV risks, but continue to engage in risky behavior because of strong peer pressure and a low sense of self-worth, according to an article in the Jamaica Gleaner. HIV is the second-leading cause of death among the nation’s 15- to 24-year-olds and young women are 3 times more likely to be infected than young men.
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