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Many Young People Unaware of HIV Infection, Report Shows

A new federal report shows that 60 percent of young people infected with HIV are unaware of their medical status. In fact, despite recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for routine HIV testing, only 35 percent of young people from the ages of 18 to 24 […]

Know Your HIV Status

One in five people with HIV do not know they are infected, according to a Vital Signs report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And only half of those who are aware receive ongoing medical care and treatment from their doctor. Federal health authorities urge people to be tested and receive treatment because […]