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First National Study of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual High School Students’ Health - August 11, 2016

The first nationally representative study of U.S. lesbian, gay and bisexual high school students finds they experience substantially higher levels of physical and sexual violence and bullying than other students – and are at risk for several serious outcomes.

Press Release  |   Data Summary  |   Graphics   |   Responsible Reporting Guide   |   MMWR Access


Increases in Hepatitis C Threaten Young Women and Babies - July 21, 2016

New analysis highlights the importance of screening all pregnant women for risk of hepatitis C and testing those at risk.

Press Release   |   Graphic  |   MMWR


2016 International AIDS Society Conference: New Research on HIV Risk Behaviors in Gay, Bisexual Male High School Students - July 20, 2016

New CDC data presented today at the International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa, suggests there are no significant differences in several HIV-related risk behaviors among male students in ninth through 12th grades who identify as heterosexual, gay or bisexual.

Press Release   |   Background Materials


Latest data on Antibiotic Resistant Gonorrhea - July 14, 2016

New data released today find resistance to azithromycin, a first-line antibiotic in the treatment of gonorrhea, is emerging.

Press Release   |   Fact Sheet  |   Graphics   |   MMWR


Hepatitis C kills more Americans than any other infectious disease - May 4, 2016

New preliminary data released today finds that hepatitis C-related deaths are at an all-time high and more Americans now die as a result of hepatitis C infection than from the vast majority of other infectious diseases reported to the CDC combined.

Press Release   |   Graphic   |   Full Report


Latest National Tuberculosis Trends - March 24, 2016

In advance of World TB Day (March 24), CDC has published new data about tuberculosis incidence in America.

MMWR


Statement from John Ward, M.D., Director, CDC’s Division of Viral Hepatitis - March 9, 2016

The Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer (1975-2012) released today shows a troubling increase in the number of Americans developing and dying from liver cancer, despite the fact that viral hepatitis – the primary cause of liver cancer – can be prevented and treated

Statement   |   Press Release   |   Full Report   |   Fact Sheet


2016 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections - February 23-24, 2016

CDC researchers will be presenting findings from more than 40 studies in Boston, Massachusetts from February 22-25, 2016 on the latest developments in the prevention and treatment of HIV and related infectious diseases.

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2016 International AIDS Society Conference: New Research on HIV Risk Behaviors in Gay, Bisexual Male High School Students - July 20, 2016

New CDC data presented today at the International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa, suggests there are no significant differences in several HIV-related risk behaviors among male students in ninth through 12th grades who identify as heterosexual, gay or bisexual.

Press Release   |   Background Materials


2016 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections - February 23-24, 2016

CDC researchers will be presenting findings from more than 40 studies in Boston, Massachusetts from February 22-25, 2016 on the latest developments in the prevention and treatment of HIV and related infectious diseases.

Press Releases   |   Studies of Interest   |   Graphics


New Trends in HIV Care by Race - February 4, 2016

Despite the promising sign of declining HIV diagnoses over the past decade, new CDC findings demonstrate yet another persistent disparity that prolongs the epidemic among African Americans.

Press Release   |   Media Summary   |   MMWR  |   Fact Sheet   |   Graphic


CDC Statement on Syringe Services Programs - December 21, 2015

Statement from Dr. Jonathan Mermin, Director, CDC’s National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, regarding Congress giving states and local communities the opportunity to use federal funds to support certain aspects of syringe services programs.

Statement


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Latest data on Antibiotic Resistant Gonorrhea - July 14, 2016

New data released today find resistance to azithromycin, a first-line antibiotic in the treatment of gonorrhea, is emerging.

Press Release   |   Fact Sheet  |   Graphics   |   MMWR


STD Surveillance Report, 2014 - November 17, 2015

Annual snapshot of STDs finds that overall reported cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis are increasing.

Press Release   |   Full Report   |   Fact Sheet   |   Multimedia   |   Graphics


Increase in Congenital Syphilis - November 12, 2015

New data show sharp increases in reported cases of congenital syphilis between 2012 and 2014, pointing toward missed opportunities to screen and treat pregnant women.

Media Summary   |   MMWR   |   Background Materials


Huffington Post Op-Ed Blog by Dr. Jonathan Mermin, NCHHSTP Director "The Too-Well-Kept Secret to Preventing STDs" - May 21, 2015


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Latest National Tuberculosis Trends - March 24, 2016

In advance of World TB Day (March 24), CDC has published new data about tuberculosis incidence in America.

MMWR


Progress Slows as CDC and Public Health Partners Steer the U.S. Towards TB Elimination - March 19, 2015

In advance of World TB Day, CDC released preliminary national surveillance data for 2014 that reaffirms TB control is working, but also suggests progress is slowing, which is a reminder that TB should not be underestimated.

Media Summary   |   Fact Sheet  |   Graphics   |   Background Materials


Huffington Post Op-Ed Blog by Dr. Jonathan Mermin, NCHHSTP Director "Decades-old Tools No Match for Today's Drug-Resistant TB" - August 11, 2014


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Increases in Hepatitis C Threaten Young Women and Babies - July 21, 2016

New analysis highlights the importance of screening all pregnant women for risk of hepatitis C and testing those at risk.

Press Release   |   Graphic  |   MMWR


Hepatitis C kills more Americans than any other infectious disease - May 4, 2016

New preliminary data released today finds that hepatitis C-related deaths are at an all-time high and more Americans now die as a result of hepatitis C infection than from the vast majority of other infectious diseases reported to the CDC combined.

Press Release   |   Graphic   |   Full Report


Statement from John Ward, M.D., Director, CDC’s Division of Viral Hepatitis - March 9, 2016

The Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer (1975-2012) released today shows a troubling increase in the number of Americans developing and dying from liver cancer, despite the fact that viral hepatitis – the primary cause of liver cancer – can be prevented and treated

Statement   |   Press Release   |   Full Report   |   Fact Sheet


CDC Statement on Syringe Services Programs - December 21, 2015

Statement from Dr. Jonathan Mermin, Director, CDC’s National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, regarding Congress giving states and local communities the opportunity to use federal funds to support certain aspects of syringe services programs.

Statement


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First National Study of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual High School Students’ Health - August 11, 2016

The first nationally representative study of U.S. lesbian, gay and bisexual high school students finds they experience substantially higher levels of physical and sexual violence and bullying than other students – and are at risk for several serious outcomes.

Press Release  |   Data Summary  |   Graphics   |   Responsible Reporting Guide   |   MMWR Access


Huffington Post Op-Ed Blog by Dr. Jonathan Mermin, NCHHSTP Director "Data Provide Insight to Improve Adolescents' Health" – October 6, 2015


International AIDS Conference 2014 - July 17, 2014

The 20th International AIDS Conference will take place from July 20-July 25. Throughout the conference, several CDC authors will present findings from their research in a number of topic areas, including a new analysis of trends in HIV testing and other HIV- and STD-related sexual risk behaviors among U.S. high school students.

Press Release   |   Graphics   |   Fact Sheet


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