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CDC Article on Generalized HIV Epidemic in Impoverished Urban Areas

August 10, 2011 in Housing Working Group

According to UNAIDS, the United States (U.S.) has a concentrated
HIV epidemic, primarily among men who have sex with men (MSM)
and injection drug users (IDUs).1,2 While the HIV epidemic has not
had a broad impact on the general U.S. population, it has greatly
affected the economically disadvantaged in many urban areas. We
sought to characterize the HIV epidemic in impoverished urban
areas of the U.S. and determine whether the epidemic in these
areas meets the UNAIDS definition of a generalized epidemic.

For the full article, please click here: CDC2010-Generalized-HIV-Epidemic-Impoverished-US-Urban-Areas

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Healthcare Factsheets

August 8, 2011 in Housing Working Group

Below are several fact sheets that have been put together detailing information about the link between homelessness and HIV/AIDS: