HIV in the News

Published on: September 21, 2017
Chart of all FDA-Approved HIV screening assays.
Published on: September 19, 2017
This fact sheet provides data about HIV in the United States.
Published on: September 15, 2017
This fact sheet provides statistical data and information about HIV among people aged 50 and older.
Published on: August 24, 2017
This analysis of 2014 and 2015 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System data showed that transgender women and men self-reported a lower prevalence of HIV testing (both ever and in the past year) compared with gay and bisexual men whose gender identities match their sex assignments at birth (cisgender).
Published on: August 11, 2017
CDC concludes that the evidence, programmatic experience, and expert opinions are insufficient to warrant changing the current recommendation (annual screening for MSM) to more frequent screening (every 3 or 6 months). Therefore, CDC's 2006 recommendation for HIV screening of MSM is unchanged; providers in clinical settings should offer HIV screening at least annually to all sexually active MSM.
Published on: August 8, 2017
The HIV Screening. Standard Care.TM (HSSC) program educates primary care clinicians about the importance of making HIV screening a routine part of care. The HSSC website provides clinicians and patients with free materials and continuing education opportunities, as well tools and other resources for implementing HIV screening.
Published on: August 3, 2017
Syringe Services Program (SSP) which have also been referred to as syringe exchange programs (SEPs), needle exchange programs (NEPs) and needle-syringe programs (NSPs) are community-based programs that provide access to sterile needles and syringes free of cost and facilitate safe disposal of used needles and syringes.
Published on: August 2, 2017
Learn about CDC's approach to HIV prevention, state and national progress toward meeting national HIV prevention goals, and laws and policies that affect HIV prevention and care activities.
Published on: July 27, 2017
HIV Surveillance Supplemental Report that provides updates on progress towards achieving national HIV prevention and care goals.
Published on: July 27, 2017
The slide set provides graphical representations of some of the care outcome data in the report, Monitoring Selected National HIV Prevention and Care Objectives by Using HIV Surveillance Data - United States and 6 Dependent Areas, 2015.