HIV Ignorance is Bliss

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According to the CDC, 50,000 Americans are infected with HIV each year, and 25% of those are between the ages of 13 and 24.

Sixty percent of youth with HIV don’t know they have it, despite recommendations from the CDC, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.

That’s roughly 7,200 young people who contract the disease and continue to spread it among their peers every year unknowingly.

To find out why is this happening click here. 

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