CDC to announce US HIV rate is 40% higher than prior estimates

by on August 1, 2008  •  In Uncategorized

Steve Rothaus’ Gay South Florida

CDC boosts U.S. HIV rate 40%; AIDS2008.com news release:

…This Sunday, August 3 at 9 am EST, CDC will announce a revised estimate of HIV incidence in the United States. The new estimate of approximately 56,000 annual infections will be published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) and presented publicly at the International AIDS Conference in Mexico City. The revision also includes a back-calculation revealing that, for the last 15 years, infection rates were approximately 25 – 50% higher than the long-held 40,000 annual estimate….

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A web site is publishing news, blogs, photos and videos from the AIDS Conference in Mexico City this weekend.

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