Youth HIV Rate High, Testing Low

Americans between the ages of 13 and 24 accounted for more than a quarter of new HIV infections in 2010 -- about 12,000 cases -- but only a third of that age group had ever been tested for the virus, the CDC reported. "This is our future generation, and the bottom line is that every month, 1,000 youth are becoming infected with HIV," said Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the agency. The "shocking" data, reported in a Vital Signs article from Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, detail the...Full Story
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