HIV and Perinatal Transmission

Advances in HIV research, prevention, and treatment have made it possible for people with HIV to give birth to babies who are free of HIV. The annual number of HIV infections through perinatal transmission in the United States and dependent areasa has declined by more than 95% since the early 1990s.

aAmerican Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, the Republic of Palau, and the US Virgin Islands.

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