October 15 Marks National Latino AIDS Awareness Day
National Latino AIDS Awareness Day serves to raise awareness of the disproportionate and continuing burden of HIV/AIDS among Hispanics/Latinos.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Hispanics/Latinos represented 16% of the U.S. population but accounted for 20% of new HIV infections in 2009.
To learn more, visit our National Latino AIDS Awareness Day webpage [en español].
CDC Updates “HIV Surveillance in Urban and Nonurban Areas” Slide Set
CDC recently updated the “HIV Surveillance in Urban and Nonurban Areas” slide set. The slide set provides information on diagnoses of HIV infection and AIDS in urban and nonurban areas in the United States, including breakdowns of diagnoses by race/ethnicity, transmission category, and age group.