HIV in the News

Published on: April 27, 2016
The purpose of this document is to provide implementation guidance for programs directly funded by CDC interested in implementing new or expanding existing syringe services programs (SSPs) for persons who inject drugs (PWID).
Published on: April 19, 2016
The purpose of these guidelines is to provide healthcare providers in the United States with updated guidelines to the 2005 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services nonoccupational postexposure prophylaxis (nPEP) recommendations on the use of antiretroviral nPEP and other aspects of case management for persons with isolated exposure outside healthcare settings.
Published on: March 16, 2016
CDC issued program guidance for HIV testing providers called Implementing HIV Testing in Nonclinical Settings: A Guide for HIV Testing Providers. This guide supports the implementation of HIV testing services in nonclinical settings in the United States.
Published on: March 11, 2016
Testimonial videos that tell the audience why they are "Doing It" tells us about why she's #DoingIt, and the importance of HIV testing.
Published on: March 11, 2016
Black/African American and Hispanic/Latina women continue to be disproportionately affected by HIV, compared with women of other races/ethnicities. Of the total estimated number of women living with diagnosed HIV at the end of 2013, 61% (137,504) were African American, 17% (39,177) were white, and 17% (38,664) were Hispanics/Latinas.
Published on: March 1, 2016
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released the newest Prevention Status Reports (PSRs), which highlight the status of policies and practices designed to address 10 important public health problems.
Published on: February 23, 2016
Using male condoms the right way, every time, can reduce (though not eliminate) the risk of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and viral hepatitis, as well as other diseases that may be transmitted through sex.
Published on: February 23, 2016
Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released estimates that show if current HIV diagnoses rates persist, approximately 1 in 2 black gay and bisexual men and 1 in 4 Latino gay and bisexual men in the United States will be diagnosed with HIV during their lifetime.
Published on: February 18, 2016
The largest cluster of new HIV infections ever attributed to unsafe injections among a general population was reported in a rural area of Cambodia; 2.7% of residents were infected. The outbreak was detected after increased demand for HIV testing by residents who perceived themselves to be at risk after exposure to an unlicensed provider of injections and intravenous infusions.
Published on: February 12, 2016
Gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM) are affected disproportionately by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the United States. Although approximately 3% of the adolescent and adult U.S.

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