Most American HIV patients have the virus for 3 years before it is diagnosed - but rates of early diagnosis are increasing at an 'atonishing' rate



Most HIV patients have the virus for three years before their diagnosis - and that time frame is rapidly decreasing, according to the latest CDC figures.
The report, released today ahead of World AIDS Day, reveals a significant increase in early detection. 
In 2011, most patients lived with the virus unaware for three years and seven months. By 2015, that figure had plummeted to just shy of three years. 
Now, the CDC believes 85 percent of the 1.1 million people with HIV have been diagnosed, including the 40 percent of patients who had no idea they were at-risk and found out their positive... read more

 
28 November 2017 in Health, Views: 51
Source: Daily Mail
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