New multi-year data show annual HIV infections in U.S. relatively stable: Alarming increase among young, black gay and bisexual men requires urgent action
Centers for Disease Control , and Prevention
Centers for Disease Control , and Prevention Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2011) New multi-year data show annual HIV infections in U.S. relatively stable: Alarming increase among young, black gay and bisexual men requires urgent action. Press Release. UNSPECIFIED.
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The CDC’s first multi-year estimates from its national HIV incidence surveillance find that overall, the annual number of new HIV infections in the United States was relatively stable at approximately 50,000 new infections each year between 2006 and 2009. However, HIV infections increased among young men who have sex with men (MSM) between 2006 and 2009, driven by alarming increases among young, black MSM – the only subpopulation to experience a sustained increase during the time period. The new estimates were published today in the online scientific journal PLoS ONE. The incidence estimates are based on direct measurement of new HIV …