CDC Media Briefing — New Vital Signs Report The HIV epidemic remains severe among gay and bisexual men: What can be done to end the epidemic for everyone?

Media Advisory

Embargoed Until: Tuesday, November 30, 2021, 2:00 p.m. ET
Contact: Media Relations
(404) 639-3286

What

According to a new CDC Vital Signs report, despite progress in reducing new HIV infections among gay and bisexual men overall, the HIV epidemic continued and was more severe among Black/African American and Hispanic/Latino gay and bisexual men from 2010 through 2019. This report, being launched on the eve of World AIDS Day (December 1), looks at the health inequities that exist in HIV prevention, diagnosis, and treatment among gay and bisexual men. Join us to learn more about the new findings and what can be done to reduce these disparities.

Who

Rochelle P. Walensky, M.D., M.P.H., CDC Director
Demetre Daskalakis, M.D., M.P.H., Director, CDC’s Division of HIV Prevention

When

Tuesday, November 30, at 1:30 p.m. ET

Dial-In   

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TRANSCRIPT
A transcript will be available following the briefing at CDC’s website: www.cdc.gov/media.

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