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What Really Fuels the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Black America?

February 6, 2012


David Malebranche, M.D.

Late Testing

David Malebranche, M.D., Associate Professor, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta

Late HIV testing among black Americans is a contributor to the current HIV racial disparity in America. Many believe that a lack of testing is the cause, but in fact, black Americans have the highest HIV testing rates among any racial/ethnic group in the country. The issue is not "if" we get HIV testing or not, but rather "when" this testing takes place.

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