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HIV Care Continuum Shows Where Improvements are Needed

Eugene McCray, MD, Director, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention highlights the weakest areas of the HIV care continuum based on recent data. In 2011, 1.2 million people were reported to be living with HIV, 86 percent of whom were clinically diagnosed. Just 40 percent received treatment, with 30 percent achieving viral suppression. These numbers can be improved greatly, and the spread of HIV reduced significantly with the help of physicians and other health care providers.

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