2016 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections
February 24, 2016 – Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections
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.
CDC will debut new data on estimated lifetime risk of HIV diagnosis among specific populations, which show the disproportionate risk among gay and bisexual men of color.
CDC also released a new model of the impact of expanding the reach of key HIV prevention strategies, including testing, treatment and Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) uptake. Additionally, research studies on HIV testing trends can be found in the studies of interest.
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People living in the South are more likely to be diagnosed with HIV over the course of their life than people in other parts of the country. States where risk is greatest include Maryland (1 in 49), Georgia (1 in 51), Florida (1 in 54), and Louisiana (1 in 56).