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African Americans have highest HIV incidence, lowest rate of consistent care
Liz Highleyman, 2016-02-08 10:30:00

African Americans in the US have the highest rate of new HIV infections, but black people living with HIV are less likely than white or Latino Americans to receive consistent, ongoing medical care, according to a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report published in the February 5 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report in advance of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. These findings, the CDC said, "demonstrate yet another persistent disparity that prolongs the epidemic among African Americans."