Infected and unaware: HIV hitting America’s youth

Members of the group SWAG from the AIDS Service Center of New York City walk together in New York City's East VillageCHICAGO (Reuters) – More than half of young people in the United States who are infected with HIV are not aware of it, according to a report by government health officials that zeroes in on one of the remaining hot spots of HIV infection in America. Young people ages 13 to 24 account for 26 percent of all new HIV infections, according to the report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which was released on Tuesday in advance of World AIDS Day on December 1. …



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