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More than one million Americans living with HIV and AIDS

UNDATED (KWWL) - More than one million Americans are now living with HIV and AIDS according to annual report from the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention.

The statistics from 2007 finds more than half of the new HIV cases were among African-Americans.

40 percent of patients living with AIDS live in the South. Most patients live in major cities.

Between 2003-2007, deaths of AIDS patients in America decreased by 17 percent.

Online Executive Producer Nate Leding

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