HIV Groups Work to Bring CDC’s Risk Categories Up to Date
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Women now make up almost a third of HIV cases in the US. And for many of them, their monogamous relationship was their “risky” behavior. Eighty percent of women get the virus from heterosexual contact.
Yet the Centers for Disease Control or CDC, has no category for these women. The government agency distributed 300 million dollars a year to state and local health departments for prevention activists to high risked population. But are these funds getting to the people that need them?
Pauline Bartolone has more.