HIV in the News

Published on: August 2, 2019
The Understanding the HIV Care Continuum fact sheet explains the various approaches and data used to develop the continuum and how it is used to improve outcomes for people with HIV in the United States. It also helps guide the nation's response to HIV.
Published on: August 2, 2019
The Selected National HIV Prevention and Care Outcomes fact sheet describes select indicators that are used to monitor progress toward reaching U.S. national goals outlined in the National HIV/AIDS Strategy, 2020 (NHAS 2020).
Published on: August 1, 2019
Approximately 10% of HIV-positive PWID engaged in distributive injection equipment sharing; nonsterile syringe acquisition and unsafe disposal methods were common. HIV-positive PWID were also more likely to have engaged in high-risk sexual behaviors. Eighty percent did not receive treatment for substance use.
Published on: August 1, 2019
In Bukoba, Tanzania, scale-up of new testing, linkage to care, and retention on antiretroviral therapy interventions over 2.5 years helped increase VLS among HIV-positive persons approximately twofold overall (from 28.6% to 64.8%) and threefold among men (20.5% to 59.1%) and adults aged 18-29 years (15.6% to 56.7%).
Published on: July 31, 2019
CDC was funded by SMAIF to accelerate the development and dissemination of communication messages, materials, and trainings promoting the benefits of HIV treatment adherence and viral suppression, placing particular emphasis on the knowledge that people with HIV (PWH) who take HIV medicine as prescribed and achieve and maintain an undetectable viral load have effectively no risk of transmitting HI
Published on: July 22, 2019
This page summarizes the latest evidence regarding the effectiveness of ART, PrEP, and condoms.
Published on: July 11, 2019
From 2014 to 2017, PrEP awareness among MSM in 20 urban areas increased from 60% to 90%, and PrEP use increased from 6% to 35%. PrEP use increased in almost all demographic subgroups but remains lower among black and Hispanic MSM.
Published on: July 11, 2019
This report summarizes the 2017 client-level partner services data submitted by CDC-funded jurisdictions in the United States and dependent areas (i.e., Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands).
Published on: June 27, 2019
This analysis of national survey data found that less than 40% of U.S. adults had ever been tested for HIV, and testing rates varied among jurisdictions comprising the initial focus of the Ending the HIV Epidemic initiative. Within these jurisdictions, rural areas had lower testing percentages and lower HIV diagnosis rates than did urban areas.
Published on: June 27, 2019
June 27, 2019 is National HIV Testing Day, which promotes the importance of HIV testing to increase the number of people who are aware of their HIV status. Learn more about the latest research and what CDC is doing to increase HIV testing.

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