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CDC publishes several new HIV Surveillance Reports

Supplemental Report on Large Metropolitan Areas Last week, the CDC published the supplemental report, “Diagnosed HIV Infection among Adults and Adolescents in Metropolitan Statistical Areas –United States and Puerto Rico, 2013.” The report supplements the 2013 HIV Surveillance Report and presents data based on people living with diagnosed HIV infection residing in metropolitan statistical areas […]

CDC releases HIV vital signs

From Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014 Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released its 2014 HIV Vital Signs, which includes: a Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR): Vital Signs: HIV Diagnosis, Care, and Treatment Among Persons Living with HIV – United States, 2011 and a fact […]

CDC releases the MMWR Surveillance Summary, “Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance – United States, 2013.

On June 12, 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released the MMWR Surveillance Summary, “Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance – United States, 2013.” The report summarizes results from the 2013 National Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS), conducted among more than 13,000 students in grades 9-12. This year’s Surveillance Summary also includes results from […]

CDC launches “Start Talking. Stop HIV.”: a new national HIV prevention campaign for gay & bisexual men

Start Talking. Stop HIV. encourages men in all types of relationships to talk about: HIV testing, their HIV status, condom use and medicines that help prevent and treat HIV (PrEP and PEP – pre and post exposure prophylaxis and ART – antiretroviral therapy). Campaign ads and resources feature gay and bisexual men from across the U.S. […]