Archive for December 11th, 2008

HIV Transmission Rate Slowing in United States

Latest data released by researchers at John Hopkins University and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have shown that there is a significant decrease of HIV transmission rates in the United States. Twenty-four years ago, during the peak of AIDS epidemic, as many as 130,400 people contracted the HIV virus while 44 out of every 100 HIV-positive people transferred the virus to someone else. Today, only 5 out of every 100 people with HIV would infect others.Experts believe that the decre…