…from The CDC’s Annual Report from the Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention (DHAP), Accelerating Progress, Investing for Impact. This report provides an overview of some of the HIV prevention activities conducted and supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) during late 2010 to the end of 2011.
Too few Americans with HIV are getting the testing, treatment, and care they need to stay healthy and prevent transmission to others.
Surprisingly, only 28% of all HIV-infected persons are considered to have HIV under control ( viral load less than 200/ml). That’s not enough.
Percentage of HIV-infected Individuals Engaged in Selected Stages of the Continuum of HIV Care, 2010-11
All HIV positive individuals- 100%
Aware of their infection- 80%
Linked to HIV care- 62%
Retained in HIV care- 41%
Receive antiretroviral therapy- 36%
Have their virus under control*- 28%
*Plasma viral load < 200 cells/ml
Source: MMWR 60(47);1618-1623
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