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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.


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.