HIV Infections Increasing In Urban Black Men
More than 30 years after the beginning of the AIDS epidemic, young people are again taking dangerous risks with their lives, according to a new report from the Centers for the Disease Control and Prevention.
Young gay and bisexual men, along with African Americans, are disproportionately affected by HIV, says a new report by the CDC. About 72% of new HIV infections in this age group occur in men who have sex with men, and 57% occur among African Americans.
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About 1,000 young people ages 13 to 24 are newly infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, each month, according to new data released for the first time.