New York City Gets Its HIV Act Together

February 27, 2015 6:32 PM

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New York City Gets Its HIV Act Together

SEATTLE -- High proportions of New York City residents with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection are being diagnosed, receiving care, and seeing their serum viral load plummet to undetectable levels, city health officials reported here.

An estimated 86% of the people in NYC who are infected with HIV have been diagnosed, and 76% of these individuals have been linked to care. Among those undergoing treatment, 69% have undetectable serum levels of the virus that causes AIDS, said Lucia Torian, PhD, director of the HIV Epidemiology Pro...

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