Archive for November 21st, 2008

233000 Americans Don’t Know They Have HIV

A 2006 report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that over 1.1 million people in the United States are infected with HIV, 233,000-or one in five of people infected with the human immunodeficiency virus that causes AIDS-are completely unaware that they are infected with the virus.  It also shows that the population living with HIV is growing as more people become newly infected and as more patients survive through antiretroviral drugs.These estimates also stated that…