HIV infections rise, young males hit hardes

Melby, Todd
December 2008
Contemporary Sexuality;Dec2008, Vol. 42 Issue 12, p1
The article focuses on a national report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) about the increased rate of HIV infections amongst young gay men. The article focuses on the high-risk groups, particularly young African American men who have sex with men. Doctor Richard Wolitski cited several factors for the increase in the number of infections such as ineffective HIV prevention programs, ignorance about safe sex, as well as problems associated with an abstinence-only education.


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