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U.S. Statistics: New HIV Infections

Approximately 38,700 people became newly infected with HIV in the United States in 2016. After about 5 years of substantial declines, the number of annual HIV infections began to level off in 2013, to about 39,000 infections per year.

By HIV.gov

HIV and Latinx Gay and Bisexual Men: U.S. Statistics

HIV diagnoses have increased in recent years among Latinx gay and bisexual men. In 2016, Latinx gay and bisexual men accounted for 19% of the 40,324 new HIV diagnoses in the U.S.

By Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Malaysia Eliminates Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV and Syphilis

Malaysia has been certified by the World Health Organization as having eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis, the first country in the Western Pacific Region to achieve this milestone.

By World Health Organization

Puerto Rican HIV Activists Continue Post-Hurricane Maria Fight Despite U.S. Indifference and Local Corruption

"One would think that being a commonwealth of the most powerful country in the world would have benefits when it comes to health care and recovery from natural catastrophes, such as the one that took place in September 2017," Giuliani Alvarenga write...

By Giuliani Alvarenga

HIV in the United States by Geography

In the United States, HIV diagnoses are not evenly distributed across states and regions. Southern states accounted for more than half of new HIV diagnoses in 2016, while making up 38% of the national population.1 In all regions of the United States,...

By Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Among African-American Gay and Bisexual Men

Black/African American1 gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men2 are more affected by HIV than any other group in the United States. In 2016, African American gay and bisexual men accounted for 26% (10,223) of the 39,782 new HIV diagnoses ...

By Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

In Puerto Rico, HIV Service Providers Fight Back Against Man-Made and Natural Disasters

"Systemic failures to provide health care to the people of Puerto Rico are not born out of any natural disaster, but a man-made one," HIV advocate Drew Gibson argues.

By Drew Gibson

Life Expectancy?

For years the standard answer to life expectantcy for an HIV positive individual with suppressed viral load and no co morbidities has been less than the general public with explanation given that there are other than associated habits, illegal drug u...

By Damon L. Jacobs, L.M.F.T.

Help People Living With HIV in Puerto Rico Recover From Hurricane Maria

Puerto Ricans are currently in desperate need. Here are ways you can assist them, and specifically those who are living with or impacted by HIV.

By Drew Gibson

New HIV Diagnoses Are on the Decline in the U.S.

Overall new HIV diagnoses in the U.S. have gone down from 2010 to 2014, but we still have a long way to go to reach the 2020 National HIV/AIDS Strategy target.

By Richard Wolitski, Ph.D. for HIV.gov