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One-Quarter in Southern U.S. Study Miss First HIV Care Visit Img

One-Quarter in Southern U.S. Study Miss First HIV Care Visit

One-quarter of people with an HIV intake interview miss their first HIV care visit, according to a study in Texas.

HIV in the Southern United States Img

HIV in the Southern United States

The South has the greatest burden of HIV infection, illness and deaths of any U.S. region, lagging far behind in quality HIV prevention and care, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Meeting via Craigslist May Boost HIV Rate in High- and Low-Risk Floridians Img

Meeting via Craigslist May Boost HIV Rate in High- and Low-Risk Floridians

In the year after Craigslist arrived in communities across Florida, an added 1,149 people became infected with HIV compared with the year before, according to estimates based on a 12-million person analysis.

Human Rights Violations Create HIV Risk Environment in the U.S. South Img

Human Rights Violations Create HIV Risk Environment in the U.S. South

A Human Rights Watch researcher at AIDS 2014 asserts that international law on human rights and public health obligates the U.S. to provide education, care and rights for U.S. Southerners.

Tennessee: Nashville Ranks 22nd in U.S. for Highest Number of HIV/AIDS Cases

This article was reported by WKRN-TV Nashville. WKRN-TV Nashville reported that Nashville has the 22nd highest HIV/AIDS incidence rates among American cities. While the southern section of the country represents only 37 percent of the U.S. populatio...

HIV Infection Among Partners of HIV-Infected Black Men Who Have Sex With Men -- North Carolina, 2011-2013

The incidence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection has significantly increased among black men who have sex with men (MSM) in the United States, and young black MSM have been disproportionately affected.1 HIV-infected black MSM are also le...

Alabama: AIDS Stats Above Average

This article was reported by the Selma Times-Journal. The Selma Times-Journal reported that a new study shows a decrease in HIV cases in Alabama overall, but an increase in Dallas County. According to the study, conducted by Auburn University's Mont...

HIV/AIDS Cases Decline in Alabama, but Chlamydia, Gonorrhea Cases Increase

This article was reported by The Republic (Columbus, IN). According to an article in The Republic, a report from the Center for Demographic Research at Auburn University at Montgomery showed that Alabama's HIV and AIDS rates had dipped slightly, but...

Virginia: Newport News Has Highest HIV/AIDS Rate in Region

The Emory University AIDSVu study reported that the 23607 ZIP code in Newport News, Va., had the highest concentration of HIV/AIDS diagnoses in the region. AIDSVu ranked the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News metropolitan statistical area (MSA) 20th...

Tennessee: AIDSVu Releases New Maps That Depict Impact of HIV in Memphis

AIDSVu, an online tool created by Emory University's Rollins School of Public Health to illustrate U.S. HIV prevalence by location, recently released interactive mapping information for the HIV infection rate in Memphis, Tenn. The new information, re...