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December 1st is World AIDS Day

Thursday, November 29, 2012

In conjunction with World AIDS Day, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is releasing the latest edition of Vital Signs which highlights the impact of HIV on young people in the United States.  The publication discusses preventative measures such as age-appropriate HIV Education and HIV testing.  Each year, about 26% of the 50, 000 new HIV infections in the United States are attributed to youth between the ages of 13 and 24 years old.
 
For more information, visit www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns and www.worldaidsday.org.