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New marketing target for PrEP: African-American women

According to the CDC, African American women make up 62 percent of women diagnosed with HIV in the U.S. White women account for 18 percent, with Latinas at 14 percent. McCray says the CDC is planning in the upcoming months to produce campaigns targeted at Black women that educate them on their risk and how […]

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CDC nixes Western Blot HIV test

Subject:   CDC revises criteria for HIV “surveillance case definition.” Appears to end requirement of “confirmatory” Western Blot, and generally make it easier to add new “HIV” cases. For the first time since 2008, the CDC has revised definitions of “HIV” and “AIDS” for the purpose of “surveillance case definition.” Revised Surveillance Case Definition for HIV […]

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