Careers  |  Sign In  |  Register  |   Twitter

Annual HIV Rate Down 33 Percent

Between 2002 and 2011, the annual rate of HIV diagnosis dropped by one third in the U.S., Reuters article reports. In 2002, the rate of HIV diagnosis was 24.1 per 100,000 people, but has since dropped to 16.1. Currently, there are 1.1 million people in the U.S. living with HIV, including nearly 20 percent of whom are unaware of their infections. Through an increased awareness of care and treatment for HIV, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hope to continue to lower this number in upcoming years.

Read the article published by Reuters.