• 7 stories for National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

    24 days ago - By Healio

    Today is National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, which recognizes the disproportionate and ongoing impact of HIV/AIDS on gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men.
    The initiative was launched by the National Association of People with AIDS in 2008 and is observed every year on Sept. 27.
    According to the CDC, in 2016, men who have sex with men accounted for 66.8% of newly diagnosed HIV infections while representing only 2% of the United States population. An additional 3% of new HIV infections in 2016 were MSM who inject drugs.
    In 2016, patients aged 13 to 29 years
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