HIV Among African Americans

HIV Among African Americans

This is despite the fact that African Americans account for only 13% of the U.S. population. Among American men, new diagnoses are much higher for Black men who have sex with men (MSM). In addition, Black women are more likely than women of other races to be diagnosed with HIV. Recent CDC data show that the number of individuals newly diagnosed with HIV dropped 27% among Black women and 32% among heterosexual men. According to experts, awareness, testing and treatment are the best ways to prevent a spike in HIV diagnoses.

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