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Stigma, Fear Keep Many From Getting Tested For HIV

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention young people — ages 13 to 24 — accounted for more than a quarter of new HIV infections in the U.S. in 2010. More than half don't know that they're infected. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force posted a draft recommendation that doctors include HIV testing as part of routine screening for all people aged 15 to 65.
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