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

February 6, 2012

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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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