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Annual HIV Diagnoses In U.S. Down 19% Over Past Decade, CDC Report Shows

Reuters Health: HIV infections fall over last decade, progress uneven
“The rate of new HIV infections in the U.S. fell over the last decade, but progress wasn’t equal for all groups, according to a new government report…” (Seaman, 12/6).

Washington Post: Annual HIV diagnoses down 19 percent over the past decade
“…The data were released as a CDC-sponsored conference focused on preventing HIV infections began in Atlanta. About 40,000 people were diagnosed with HIV in the United States last year, and an estimated 1.2 million are currently living with the virus, according to the report…” (Bernstein, 12/6).

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