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NCHHSTP Newsroom Archive: 2011
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- December 8, 2011 – Press Release – CDC Issues Recommendations on Use of New Treatment Option for Latent TB Infection
- November 29, 2011 – December 1 is World AIDS Day
Prior to World AIDS Day, CDC announces the results for a new Vital Signs study about HIV prevention through care and treatment. CDC also launches its newest national HIV testing campaign for young African American gay and bisexual men who have sex with men – Testing Makes Us Stronger. Please visit our media resources page for information you can use in your coverage, including a press release, fact sheets and downloadable graphics.
- November 17, 2011 – Fact Sheet – Trends in Sexually Transmitted Diseases in the United States: 2010 National Data for Gonorrhea, Chlamydia and Syphilis
- October 14, 2011 – Statement – National Latino AIDS Awareness Day: "Latinos Unite! Stay Healthy! Get Tested for HIV!", by Dr. Kevin Fenton
14 de Octubre, 2011 – Declaración – Día Nacional Latino para la Concientización del SIDA: "¡Los latinos deben unirse, mantenerse saludables y realizarse la prueba del VIH!", Por el Dr. Kevin Fenton
- September 27, 2011 – National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
In conjunction with the fourth National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is awarding $55 million to 34 community-based organizations (CBOs) to expand HIV prevention for young gay and bisexual men of color and transgender youth of color. Please visit our media resources page for information you can use in your coverage, including a press release, fact sheets and downloadable graphics.
- August 12, 2011 – Press Release – HIV prevention conference to focus on high-impact prevention
- August 3, 2011 – Media resources on new estimates of annual HIV infections in the U.S.
Today, CDC published the first multi-year estimates from its national HIV incidence surveillance in the online scientific journal PLoS One. Please visit our Estimates of New HIV Infections in the U.S., 2006-2009 – Media Resources page for information you can use in your coverage, including a press release, fact sheets and downloadable graphics.
- August 2, 2011 – Media Summary – New data show syphilis threatens the health of a new generation of gay and bisexual men; Black and Hispanic men who have sex with men bear the greatest syphilis burden
- July 29, 2011 – Press Release – CDC-sponsored supplement highlights critical role of emergency departments in HIV testing
- July 27, 2011 – Statement – World Hepatitis Day 2011
- July 26, 2011 – Media Summary – HPV Infection Remains Common among Women in the United States, CDC Study Confirms
- CDC Website: Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
- July 13, 2011 – Press Release – CDC Trial and Another Major Study Find PrEP Can Reduce Risk of HIV Infection among Heterosexuals
- July 7, 2011 – Fact Sheet – Antibiotic Treatment of Gonorrhea
- June 30, 2011 – Fact Sheet – CDC’S New High-Impact Approach to HIV Prevention Funding for Health Departments
- June 23, 2011 – Media Statement – National HIV Testing Day: June 27, 2011, by Dr. Kevin Fenton
- Press Release: Three-year CDC initiative tests 2.8 million Americans for HIV
- Downloadable Podcast: Dr. Kevin Fenton Addresses National HIV Testing Day, 2011
- Press Release: Walgreens, EBONY Encourage Americans to "Be Greater than AIDS"
- May 23, 2011 - Resources for coverage of the 30th commemoration of HIV/AIDS
June marks 30 years since the first known cases of what we now call AIDS were reported in CDC’s Weekly Morbidity and Mortality Report (MMWR). Please visit our 30th commemoration of HIV/AIDS landing page for resources you can use in your coverage, including fact sheets, downloadable graphics and other basic HIV/AIDS information.
- May 16, 2011 – Press Release – Research offers simpler, effective treatment option for latent TB infection
- Fact sheet: PREVENT TB study
- Fact sheet: Tuberculosis: An overview
- May 12, 2011 – Statement – Statement by CDC Director Thomas R. Frieden, M.D., M.P.H., on Early End of HPTN 052 Study
- May 9, 2011 – CDC's Dr. Gail Bolan addresses important STD questions for teens with WebMD
- Press Release: Get Yourself Tested (GYT): MTV Calls on Audience to Live a GYT Lifestyle
- Fact Sheet: Low Down on STDs
- May 5, 2011 – Act Against AIDS Launches "Know Where You Stand"
"Know Where You Stand" is the latest campaign of CDC’s Act Against AIDS and is aimed at increasing HIV testing among African American gay and bisexual men – one of the populations hardest hit by this disease. Through a series of online, transit and billboards ads in 14 cities across the nation, the campaign encourages men to get tested, to "Know my truth" and to "Know more." An upcoming phase of the campaign, featuring new creative is scheduled for this Fall.
- April 1, 2011 – Press Release – Get Yourself Tested (GYT): MTV Calls on Audience to Live a GYT Lifestyle
- Fact Sheet – African Americans and Sexually Transmitted Diseases
- Fact Sheet – 10 Ways STDs Impact Women Differently from Men
- Fact Sheet – Low Down on STDs
- March 24, 2011 – Fact Sheet – TB in the United States, A Snapshot: 2010
- Downloadable graphics for media use/reprint: Key Graphics from 2010 U.S. TB Surveillance Data
- February 28, 2011 – Media Summary – CROI: CDC Animal Studies Explore the Next Generation of Questions Related to the Use of Antiretrovirals for HIV Prevention
- February 3, 2011 – Statement – National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: New Hope and Renewed Action in the Fight Against HIV, by Dr. Kevin Fenton
- January 27, 2011 – Media Summary – CDC issues interim guidance to health care providers on the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as an HIV prevention strategy among men who have sex with men
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