HIV in the News

Published on: February 12, 2016
Hispanics/Latinos in the United States are affected disproportionately by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs); however, few effective evidence-based prevention interventions for this population exist.
Published on: February 12, 2016
This is the first well-documented work-related HIV transmission among male adult film performers. A performer was infected by a non-work-related partner who was not aware of his HIV infection.
Published on: February 12, 2016
The findings in this report do not provide evidence that HIV-related risk behaviors alone drive the higher numbers of HIV diagnoses among young black MSM compared with young Hispanic and white MSM. In fact, young black male students who had sexual contact with males in this report often had a lower prevalence of HIV-related risk behaviors.
Published on: February 12, 2016
This PDF describes President Obama's fiscal year (FY) 2017 budget request to Congress. It includes approximately $788 million for domestic HIV/AIDS prevention and research at CDC, which is level with the FY 2016 enacted level.
Published on: February 8, 2016
Analysis of National HIV Prevention Program Monitoring and Evaluation data on CDC-funded HIV testing events and HIV prevention services from 61 state and local health departments and 151 community-based organizations indicated that the number of HIV testing events among black females declined slightly from 2012 to 2014, and the HIV positivity rate remained relatively stable.
Published on: February 8, 2016
Fewer blacks were consistently retained in HIV care compared with other racial/ethnic groups, regardless of sex or transmission category; in addition, black males were less likely to be consistently retained than were black females
Published on: January 28, 2016
This slide series presents HIV surveillance data for the United States and 6 dependent areas among persons who inject drugs (PWID).
Published on: January 22, 2016
This report provides data from the 2014 cycle of the National HIV Behavioral Surveillance system among MSM.
Published on: January 7, 2016
This video present complex information quickly and clearly and may help answer some of your questions. Click on the informational video dedicated to PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis), an HIV prevention option that works by taking one pill every day.