HIV in the News

Published on: February 1, 2018
In 2014, fewer blacks living with diagnosed HIV infection had sustained viral suppression (all viral load test results in 2014 less than 200 HIV RNA copies per mL) compared with Hispanics and whites.
Published on: February 1, 2018
Cambodians receive 0.8–5.9 therapeutic injections per person per year, one of the highest reported rates worldwide. Appropriate medical injections and infusions can be health sustaining or lifesaving; however, improper administration can have detrimental health consequences, including infectious disease transmission.
Published on: January 29, 2018
This slide set describes HIV among children younger than 13 years in the United States and 6 dependent areas.
Published on: January 19, 2018
This updates the 2014 Laboratory HIV Testing algorithm guidance as a key HIV supplemental test was withdrawn from the market and replaced with a newer rapid HIV supplemental test that is automatically read, and has multiple interpretations for users.
Published on: January 12, 2018
In 2015, National HIV Behavioral Surveillance found a 7% prevalence of HIV infection among persons who inject drugs which was lower than in 2012 (11%).
Published on: January 12, 2018
Analysis of data from Population-based HIV Impact Assessment surveys conducted during 2015–2017 in seven countries in Eastern and Southern Africa found that the prevalence of HIV infection among adolescent girls and young women was 3.6%.
Published on: December 6, 2017
This slide set describes HIV among adolescents and young adults in the United States and 6 dependent areas.
Published on: December 5, 2017
This fact sheet discusses the evidence for the benefits of HIV treatment and viral suppression in preventing sexual transmission of HIV. It also provides information about how CDC is communicating this evidence.
Published on: December 1, 2017
Voluntary medical male circumcision (VMMC) has been recognized by the World Health Organization and Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS as an effective human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection prevention intervention in settings with a generalized HIV epidemic and low male circumcision prevalence. During 2010–2012, CDC (through the U.S.

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