Advocates Push for Greater Awareness of HIV/AIDS

November 30, 2011 - US News and World Report (HealthDay News).

White House, numerous organizations say too many Americans are still becoming infected

By Steven Reinberg
HealthDay Reporter

Advocates for HIV/AIDS research and treatment met Wednesday to discuss how to reduce the spread of the disease in the United States, improve access to better care and raise general awareness of the ongoing epidemic.

On Tuesday, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a report on HIV in the United States revealing that 1.2 million Americans are living with HIV, yet only about 28 percent of them have their disease under control. Continue reading...

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