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November 29, 2012

Fenway Experts Available for Interviews About HIV Epidemic Among American Youth This World AIDS Day

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November 27 CDC report shows young people age 13 to 24 represent 26 percent of new HIV infections each year and 60 percent of youth living with HIV don’t know they are infected According to the United State Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), young people between the ages of 13 and 24 represent more than a quarter of new HIV infections each year (26 percent) and most of these youth living with HIV (60 percent) are unaware they are infected. The most-affected young people are young gay and bisexual men and African-Americans. This information was released in a  
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World AIDS Day 2012: Fighting HIV/AIDS in the LGBT Community

By | Community, HIV/AIDS | One Comment
World AIDS Day, observed annually on December 1, is a time to remember friends and loved ones we’ve lost since the onset of the AIDS crisis over three decades ago, celebrate advances in the fight against HIV/AIDS, and look ahead to new progress. Fenway Health saw some of the earliest cases of what is now known as HIV/AIDS in New England; and ever since, we’ve been committed to improving the lives of those affected by HIV/AIDS through groundbreaking research, prevention and education services, and care. Today, 1,750 people living with HIV and AIDS get care at Fenway, and we administer 
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