More People with HIV in US Know Status, Have Virus Under Control

More People with HIV in US Know Status, Have Virus Under Control

Wednesday, August 2, 2017
CDC

Testing and Viral Suppression Graphic
An increasing number of Americans living with HIV know their status and have achieved viral suppression, according to recently released CDC data. According to CDC, "85 percent were diagnosed and knew they had HIV, and 49 percent had the virus under control through HIV treatment, according to new CDC estimates based on the most recent national data from 2014. CDC previously estimated that in 2010, 28 percent of people living with HIV in America had the virus under control." On the prevention side, the number of annual HIV infections in the U.S. dropped 18%, from 2008-2014.

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