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Dallas County, AIDS Service Agencies Tackling Increase in HIV Cases Among Younger People

October 8, 2010

Dallas County Health and Human Services recently announced it is working with area AIDS service agencies to fight a 30 percent increase in HIV diagnoses among county residents ages 13-24 in the past five years. The case rate has reached 54 HIV infections per 100,000 in that age group. On Oct. 12, a community forum to discuss ways to stop new infections will be held 6 p.m. at the Resource Center of Dallas, 2701 Reagan St. A second forum is scheduled for Oct. 28 at 6 p.m. at the Urban League of Greater Dallas, 4315 S. Lancaster Rd.

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Adapted from:
Dallas Morning News
09.16.2010; Sherry Jacobson


  
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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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