Chicago records lowest number of new HIV diagnoses in 26 years, officials say | Health, HIV & Addiction Topics in the LGBT Community | Scoop.it

hicago recorded the lowest number of new HIV diagnoses in 26 years in 2016, public health officials say. - In 2001, the city reported 1,850 HIV diagnoses, the highest number of cases recorded since 1990, when the city began keeping records on the virus. That number fell nearly 55 percent by 2016, to 839 new diagnoses, according to data set to be publicly released Friday — World AIDS Day — by the Chicago Department of Public Health.


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