CDC: Most new HIV infections come from those not receiving treatment | TheHill – The Hill

Thirty-eight percent of people with HIV weren’t receiving treatment and were linked to 81 percent of new infections of the virus, according to 2016 data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Monday. Of the 1.1 million people living with HIV in the U.S. in 2016, 15 percent were unaware they had the virus and were linked to 38 percent of new infections, according to the data.  ADVERTISEMENT Twenty-three percent of people knew they had HIV but weren’t in care and were linked to 43 percent of new infections that year.  The CDC said the data prove the effort to end HIV in the U.S. needs to focus ...

Gepostet in der Kategorie Lebensweise (Anzahl der ansichten:) 3

Ähnlich Nachrichten