Reminder to Asian and Pacific Islander Community: HIV Testing Is Not Just for High-Risk Groups
June 29, 2011
Monday's designation as National HIV Testing Day should serve to remind Asian and Pacific Islander (API) community members that they are included in the CDC recommendation that everyone ages 13 to 64 get screened for the virus, experts say.
A recently published study by CDC researchers found APIs were the only racial/ethnic groups with a significant increase in HIV diagnoses from 2001 to 2008.
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This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.
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