The United States was the epicenter of the AIDS epidemic of the 1980s, first
noticed by doctors ... HIV-infected blood samples have been found from as early
as 1959 in Africa (see HIV main ... Since...
Feb 4, 2016 ... African Americans have the most severe burden of HIV of all ... about HIV testing
may also place many African Americans at higher risk and ...
Sep 29, 2015 ... By race, blacks/African Americans face the most severe burden of HIV. ... HIV
Incidence (new infections): The estimated incidence of HIV has ...
Black/African Americans accounted for 46% of all new HIV infections in 2013,
and ... Specifically, the 'Act Against AIDS' campaign has many strands that target
Apr 25, 2014 ... Black Americans have been disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS since the ....
Many of these men did not know they were infected.
In many ways, African-Americans are bearing the brunt of the HIV crisis in the
United ... Stigma may also silence men who have sex with men but don't tell their
Feb 7, 2014 ... In 2010 alone, approximately 16,188 African Americans/Blacks were diagnosed
with AIDS in the United States, this is a number that has slowly ...
Jul 31, 2014 ... Fewer and fewer people are getting infected with HIV each year, though the gap
between black and white Americans has not shrunk much.
February 7, is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, designed to get the
African American community to understand the extent to which it is infected and ...
Feb 7, 2015 ... The need for an HIV vaccine – New HIV infections globally in 2013-- sub-
Saharan Africa continues to have the greatest numbers of new ...