Evidence of AIDS-related mortality in Mumbai, India

Subhash K. Hira, Arni S.R. Srinivasa Rao, Jairaj Thanekar

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From an estimated 85,200 HIV-infected individuals in Mumbai in 1997, at least 4120 excess deaths attributed to AIDS occurred among 15-54-year-olds. To prevent repetition of this excess in other parts of India, priority intervention programmes should be instituted quickly because the window of opportunity is closing quickly.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1175-1176
Number of pages2
Issue number9185
StatePublished - Oct 2 1999
Externally publishedYes

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