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New HIV Infections in the U.S.

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

TargetHIV

The status of new HIV infections in the U.S. in 2018, and recently, is outlined in an updated CDC webpage. The HIV in the United States and Dependent Areas page summarizes notable progress in many, but not all, areas.

  • 69% of new HIV in diagnoses are among gay/bisexual men
  • Most cases, by age categories, are among individuals 25-34 
  • Overall, cases are stable among gay/bisexual men but have increased among some groups
  • Cases that involve heterosexual transmission are down significantly as are cases that involve injection drug use
  • Cases are down across most racial/ethnic groups
  • Blacks/African Americans continue to represent a disproportionate number of cases (42%)
  • 53% of those diagnosed and living with HIV are virally suppressed

HIV in the United States and Dependent Areas Page 1

HIV in the United States and Dependent Areas Page 2

 

 

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