National HIV Testing Day: Take the Test, Take Control

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Grim Reality

In 2009, the most recent statistics available, the CDC reported Black men accounted for 70 percent of the estimated new HIV infections among all Blacks. Black men who have sex with men represented an estimated 73 percent of new infections among all Black men, and 37 percent among all men who have sex with men. The rate of new HIV infections for Black men was more than six and a half times higher than white men and two and a half times higher than Latino men or Black women. 

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