CDC: 80% of new HIV infections linked to people not in care
Kim Krisberg
 
Most people with new HIV infections in the U.S. are either unaware of their HIV status or know their status but are not receiving HIV care.

In new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, researchers found that 8 in 10 new HIV infections can be traced to people not in HIV care. The data, published in March as a Vital Signs study in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, found that people who do not know their HIV status account for 38% of new transmissions, while nearly 43% of new infections were attributed to people who knew their status but not in HIV care. Read more...

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