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APR 30, 2013 - Time

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Government-Backed Group Calls for Universal HIV Testing of Adults

For the first time, a federally convened panel of experts is recommending HIV testing for all adults based on evidence that early detection of the virus could lead to more effective treatment of infection. Nearly 1.2 million Americans are living with HIV and about 5o,000 become newly infected with the virus every year, according to the latest statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). And an estimated 20% to 25% of HIV-positive individuals are not aware they are infected. That could change if HIV testing became more routine, which is the intent of the latest ... Read More

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