HIV/AIDS (POZ): The HIV/AIDS Network 1998-2004 HIV

HIV/AIDS (POZ): The HIV/AIDS Network 1998-2004 HIV

Hiv - Infected Adolescents and Young Adults

(HIV)- infected young persons were identified in rural Mississippi. Contact investigations was done by the local health department. Hiv/Aids in small towns like Crystal Springs, MS provide a setting for the transmission of HIV among adolescents in the rural south. HIV infection can spread rapidly through sex networks in low-prevalence rural areas.

Among adolescents, disadvantaged black women in the South have some of the highest HIV infection rates in the United States and must be a high priority for the prevention activities. Referral services are in great need for identifying people in need of prevention service and for identifying the extent of the HIV- infection network.

There are many challenges to prevention in rural areas, one being awareness of treatment options and identification and training of appropriate local HIV care providers. The CDC has asked that Secondary prevention measures, such as links to ongoing HIV care and antiretroviral therapy, can improve health and survival and potentially decrease, although not eliminate, infectivity.

FACT: HIV weakens the immune system, putting you at greater risk for opportunistic infections. A person with HIV will develop AIDS within 10 years if that person is not aware of their status.

FACT: Mississippi's HIV disease rate was higher than the national average in 2006

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