Despite increases in the total number of people living with HIV in the U.S. in recent years, the annual number of new infections has remained relatively stable overall. However, HIV infections continue at far too high a level, with approximately 50,000 Americans becoming newly infected with HIV each year. — Brian Mustanski Ph.D.
With about 36.9 million people living HIV, how do we keep ourselves safe? We commonly know that it is transmitted through unprotected sex. However, there are other ways we can get infected. The key is spreading awareness because out of the numbers mentioned above, 1.8 million are children, and most had it even before they were born!