Archive for: HIV

African American Gays At Highest Risk Of HIV

African American Men Twice as likely to get HIV

African American Men Are At The Highest Risk For HIV Gay and bisexual men are more severely affected by HIV than any other group in the United States especially those who are younger. The HIV infections increased by 20% from 2008 to 2010 among young black/African American gay and bisexual men. Gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM) of all races and ethnicities remain the population most profoundly affected by HIV. HIV Among African American Gay and


HIV Diagnoses

How many are being diagnosed with HIV Infection in the United States and unaware that they have the infection? In 2011, an estimated 49,273 people were diagnosed with HIV infection in the United States. In that same year, an expected individual of 32,052 were determined to have AIDS. In spite of the fact that the USA is the best national funder of the the HIV epidemic globally it is still facing a major ongoing HIV epidemic itself, with around 50,000