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Our National Strategy and the Road to Durban Img
Conference Coverage

Our National Strategy and the Road to Durban

"Just as we consider the National HIV/AIDS Strategy's anniversary as a time to assess progress and accomplishments, we can use the return to Durban as a time to reflect on how far we've come since 2000, how far we have yet to go and how we'll get the...

Men Living With Diagnosed HIV Who Have Sex With Men: Progress Along the Continuum of HIV Care -- United States, 2010 Img
Men Who Have Sex With Men

Men Living With Diagnosed HIV Who Have Sex With Men: Progress Along the Continuum of HIV Care -- United States, 2010

Gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM) represent approximately 2% of the United States population, yet are the risk group most affected by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).1 In 2010, among persons newly infected with HIV, 63% were...

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News

Estimated Percentages and Characteristics of Men Who Have Sex With Men and Use Injection Drugs -- United States, 1999-2011

Male-to-male sex and illicit injection drug use are important transmission routes for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. Of all new HIV infections in 2010, 80% were among men, of which 78% were among men who have sex with men (MSM), 6% amo...

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Women

Interim Guidance for Clinicians Considering the Use of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for the Prevention of HIV Infection in Heterosexually Active Adults

In the United States, an estimated 48,100 new human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections occurred in 2009.1 Of these, 27% were in heterosexual men and women who did not inject drugs, and 64% were in men who have sex with men (MSM), including 3% in...

New Report: Diagnoses of HIV Infection and AIDS in the United States and Dependent Areas, 2010 Img

New Report: Diagnoses of HIV Infection and AIDS in the United States and Dependent Areas, 2010

HIV and AIDS rates held steady overall in the U.S. in 2010, but new HIV infections increased among people ages 15 to 24, men who have sex with men and Native Americans, according to newly released figures from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...

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People Who Use Drugs

HIV Infection and HIV-Associated Behaviors Among Injecting Drug Users -- 20 Cities, United States, 2009

Despite a recent reduction in the number of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections attributed to injecting drug use in the United States,1 9% of new U.S. HIV infections in 2009 occurred among injecting drug users (IDUs).2 To monitor HIV-associ...