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National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2008 Poster

February 7
National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

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African Americans and HIV/AIDS
(HHS National HIV Testing Mobilization Campaign, August 2007)

HIV is hitting African Americans hard. Even though African Americans represent only 13 percent of the U.S. population, they accounted for 49 percent of all new cases of HIV/AIDS in 2005.

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CDC Fact Sheet on HIV/AIDS among African Americans, June 2007

In the United States, the HIV/AIDS epidemic is a health crisis for African Americans. At all stages of HIV/AIDS - from infection with HIV to death with AIDS - African Americans are disproportionately affected compared with members of other races and ethnicities.

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