2020 NCHHSTP Newsroom Releases

This page includes all of the materials released to the press during the course of the calendar year. Previous releases are also available by year. In addition to providing all releases in reverse chronological order, these materials are also organized by topic area (i.e. HIV, STD, TB, viral hepatitis and healthy youth).

2020 News & Announcements

51st Union World Conference – October 20-24, 2020

CDC and partners will present results from Study 31/A5349 – a landmark TB trial identifying a shorter-course treatment regimen – at the 51st Union World Conference on Lung Health. The conference will be held virtually from October 20-24, 2020 and feature new science and research on lung health topics.

Media Statement | Fact Sheetpdf icon


2020 STD Prevention Conference – September 14-24, 2020

The 2020 STD Prevention Conference, “2020 Vision: Disrupting Epidemics and Dismantling Disparities,” kicked off virtually on Monday, September 14. A roundtable discussion among those at the forefront of STD prevention efforts highlighted new data showing the impact of COVID-19 on U.S. STD programs and innovative strategies to reduce STDs in the U.S.

Audio Replay | Roundtable transcript


CDC Awards $109 Million to Local Areas and States for Federal Initiative to End the HIV Epidemic in the U.S. – July 31, 2020

CDC awarded $109 million to areas most affected by HIV in order to accelerate progress in the fight to end the HIV epidemic in the U.S. Communities will use the funding to customize and implement high-impact HIV diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and response strategies, and to reduce local barriers to HIV prevention and care.

Press release | Comunicado de Prensa | State/Local Funding Tablepdf icon


23rd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2020) – July 6-10, 2020

CDC scientists will present more than 20 abstracts at the 23rd International AIDS Conference. The conference will be held virtually from July 6-10, 2020, and feature CDC research on important HIV/AIDS topics, including key prevention strategies, testing and engagement in care, and risk behavior/key population trends.

Studies of Interest | Fact Sheetpdf icon


Half of newborn syphilis cases occur due to prenatal testing and treatment gaps – June 4, 2020

Regional differences underscore the importance of tailoring prevention solutions to geographic region. In the South, lack of adequate treatment was the most common missed prevention opportunity, while in the West, lack of timely prenatal care was most common.

Media Summary | MMWR | Graphics


Hepatitis C now heavily impacting multiple generations – April 9, 2020

Data emphasize importance of new CDC hepatitis C screening recommendations for all adults

Press release | MMWR | MMWR Recommendations & Report | Vital Signs


CDC Releases Latest Data on Tuberculosis – March 19, 2020

Ahead of World TB Day, new CDC data shows that TB case counts are the lowest number on record, and also highlights the need to strengthen U.S. TB control efforts.

Media Summary | MMWR | Graphics | Fact Sheetpdf icon


CDC Vital Signs: Ending HIV Transmission — Test, Treat, and Prevent – December 3, 2019

Far too many Americans with HIV are unaware that they have it. Far too few have the virus under control through effective treatment. And far too few Americans at risk for HIV are taking the daily pill that prevents HIV.

Press Release | Graphics | MMWR


CDC Awards $109 Million to Local Areas and States for Federal Initiative to End the HIV Epidemic in the U.S. – July 31, 2020

CDC awarded $109 million to areas most affected by HIV in order to accelerate progress in the fight to end the HIV epidemic in the U.S. Communities will use the funding to customize and implement high-impact HIV diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and response strategies, and to reduce local barriers to HIV prevention and care.

Press release | Comunicado de Prensa | State/Local Funding Tablepdf icon


23rd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2020) – July 6-10, 2020

CDC scientists will present more than 20 abstracts at the 23rd International AIDS Conference. The conference will be held virtually from July 6-10, 2020, and feature CDC research on important HIV/AIDS topics, including key prevention strategies, testing and engagement in care, and risk behavior/key population trends.

Studies of Interest | Fact Sheetpdf icon

 

2020 STD Prevention Conference – September 14-24, 2020

The 2020 STD Prevention Conference, “2020 Vision: Disrupting Epidemics and Dismantling Disparities,” kicked off virtually on Monday, September 14. A roundtable discussion among those at the forefront of STD prevention efforts highlighted new data showing the impact of COVID-19 on U.S. STD programs and innovative strategies to reduce STDs in the U.S.

Audio Replay | Roundtable transcript


Half of newborn syphilis cases occur due to prenatal testing and treatment gaps – June 4, 2020

Regional differences underscore the importance of tailoring prevention solutions to geographic region. In the South, lack of adequate treatment was the most common missed prevention opportunity, while in the West, lack of timely prenatal care was most common.

Media Summary | MMWR | Graphics

51st Union World Conference – October 20-24, 2020

CDC and partners will present results from Study 31/A5349 – a landmark TB trial identifying a shorter-course treatment regimen – at the 51st Union World Conference on Lung Health. The conference will be held virtually from October 20-24, 2020 and feature new science and research on lung health topics.

Media Statement | Fact Sheetpdf icon


CDC Releases Latest Data on Tuberculosis – March 19, 2020

Ahead of World TB Day, new CDC data shows that TB case counts are the lowest number on record, and also highlights the need to strengthen U.S. TB control efforts.

Media Summary | MMWR | Graphics | Fact Sheetpdf icon

 

Hepatitis C now heavily impacting multiple generations – April 9, 2020

Data emphasize importance of new CDC hepatitis C screening recommendations for all adults

Press release | MMWR | MMWR Recommendations & Report | Vital Signs

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Page last reviewed: March 19, 2020