10 States With The Highest HIV Rates in America

The aim of eradicating this disease seems to be a dream that is not going to be achieved anytime soon. As per the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, currently, there are about 1.2 million Americans who are infected with the virus HIV. The more surprising fact is that more than 12% of the infected people who do not realize that they are infected. The government is doing a lot of things to eradicate this virus. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 10 states with the highest HIV rates in America.

There are about 50,000 cases of HIV infection reported annually and the figure has remained quite consistent over the past few years. HIV and AIDS are considered as “gay diseases” and there is a cause for it to be known like that. When science had not found out what the virus was, it was thought that the virus usually affected only the lesbians or the gay men. Bisexuals, and men having sex with other men are the high-risk groups. They contribute to almost 60% of the total cases in 2010. You can also check our list of 11 countries with the highest HIV rates in the world.

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