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CDC finds that efforts to reduce new HIV infections have stalled

Key clinical point: The rate of new HIV infections remained stable during 2013-2017.

Major finding: About 14% of people with HIV are unaware of their status, and 63% of those who are aware have the virus under control.

Study details: A review of medical records and pharmacy information from 2017 and 2018.

Disclosures: The report was funded by the CDC.

Citation:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CDC Vital Signs. 2019 Dec 3. and Harris NS et al. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2019 Dec 3.