|HIV diagnosis rate fell by third in US over decade|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
NEW YORK — The rate of HIV infections diagnosed in the United States each year fell by one-third over the past decade, a government study finds. Experts celebrated it as hopeful news that the AIDS epidemic may be slowing in the U.S.
“It’s encouraging,” said Patrick Sullivan, an Emory University AIDS researcher who was not involved in the study.
The reasons for the drop aren’t clear. It might mean fewer new infections are occurring. Or that most infected people already have been diagnosed so more testing won’t necessarily find many more cases.
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