1 in 10 Black teenage girls tested HIV-positive in D.C.

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Washington, D.C., has one of the highest AIDS rates in the country; yet, fewer of those who are infected are seeking treatment, according to the advocacy group Metro TeenAIDS. Nationally, young African Americans were disproportionately affected by HIV infection, accounting for 55% of all HIV infections reported among persons ages 13-24 in 2004, notes the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Overall, more infections occurred in 2006 among people...

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