Today’s Infectious Disease News (7/2/19)

Most Americans Never Tested for HIV, New Study Finds

Despite expert recommendations that everyone aged 13 to 64 be tested for HIV at least one time in their life, over 60% of Americans have never been tested, a new report shows. The study also found that just 30% of people in the highest risk populations were tested for the disease in the past year. As a group, states that include rural areas with high risk for HIV infection had an average testing rate of 26% among people who are identified as needing annual tests.

Full Story: CNN, CDC

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