Number of New HIV Cases in Wisconsin Rises 9 Percent in 2006
February 16, 2007
The Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services (DHFS) recently reported a 9 percent increase in new HIV diagnoses, from 373 in 2005 to 408 in 2006. More than half the new diagnoses -- 226 -- were in residents living in the southeastern region of the state, including 183 new cases in Milwaukee County, according to the report. Dane County reported the second-highest number, with 64 new diagnoses.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
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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.