Archive for June 25th, 2009

According to CDC Few Teens Take HIV Tests

Officials of United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stated that almost half of the HIV-positive American adolescents and young adults are not aware they are infected, while less than a quarter of sexually active high school students get tested for the virus.In an analysis using data from a 2007 survey of students between the ages 14 to 18, only 22 percent of sexually active high school students are tested for HIV.  Meanwhile, an estimated 48 percent of teens and young adults wh…