SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — Despite medical breakthroughs in prevention and treatment, the HIV epidemic is still disproportionately affecting Black and Latinx gay and bisexual men, a new CDC report finds.

“The first CDC report showing that AIDS was disproportionately affecting Black and Hispanic Latino people was published in 1986. Today’s Vital Signs report confirms that, unfortunately, those disparities continue today,” said CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky.

The new findings released by the CDC ahead of World AIDS Day show newly diagnosed HIV infections declined in white gay and bisexual men from 2010 to 2019, but remained steady for Black and Latinx gay and bisexual men.

“It is in alignment in terms of what we have been seeing in person in the clinic in terms of diagnosing people,” said…

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