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Doctors attribute the drop to increased testing and U=U.
In fact, researchers report that since the first case was identified in 1999, HIV rates have surged.
The Sunshine State has the third highest HIV rate in the nation, after Washington, DC, and Georgia.
In the past 18 months, 42 people who use drugs tested HIV positive in Multnomah County, which includes Portland.
It’s true that overall HIV rates are declining in our country, but progress has been uneven.
“I keep thinking, this is sub-Saharan Africa happening all over again.”
Unlike the uptick seen in some other cities, this one isn’t fueled by opioids.
Most transmissions in the 14 percent surge occurred via sex.
But 2017 rates remained higher among African Americans and homeless people, according to a health department report.
About 45 percent of Americans diagnosed with HIV are 50 or older.
Officials have not linked these cases to a single factor.
They’re concerned about a “dramatic increase” in HIV rates among gay, bisexual and transgender Latinx.
The cases were among heterosexuals who used drugs, suggesting the local epidemic is spreading to different populations.
We capture key population level metrics and annual targets to end the AIDS epidemic in New York
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