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HIV Prevention in the United States:

Expanding the Impact

Expanding the Impact
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The Potential Impact of Prevention


CDC believes that High-Impact Prevention can have a major impact on the U.S. HIV epidemic and will help advance the ambitious goals of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy. The heavy burden of HIV in the United States in neither inevitable nor acceptable. While significant challenges remain, it is possible to end the U.S. epidemic. Such an achievement will require a collective resolve across all sectors of society to intensify our response and alter the current course of HIV. Modeling studies suggest that a substantial impact is possible, but that the degree of impact, both in terms of lives and of dollars saved, will depend on how quickly we act and expand access to the most effective prevention approaches.10, 11

By maximizing the opportunities now before us, we can envision a reality in which HIV and AIDS are no longer part of our daily lives, but only part of our history.



 
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