Texas Health Department reports on the growing clusters in HIV transmissions in the state
Sep. 13, 2017/News

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) encourages Texas healthcare providers to enhance efforts to prevent, diagnose and treat HIV in the wake of 16 rapidly growing clusters of HIV infections in the state. Laboratory analysis of these infections indicates sustained transmission of genetically similar types of HIV. Many of the persons within these clusters reported meeting sex partners through social media. The clusters are primarily comprised of gay men and other men who have sex with men, with evidence that active HIV transmission is ongoing.

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