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New study suggests one in five gay men are not aware they have HIV

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A new study presented by the Center for Disease Control suggests that in 21 major cities across the country, one in five gay and bisexual men are infected with HIV and don't even know it.

According to the study, black men are the most affected, as nearly 28 percent of that group carry the virus, and 59 percent of the men are unaware of it. Among Latinos, the infection rate is 18 percent and nearly half are unaware. From this study, Whites have the lowest infection rate at 16 percent with no estimate on the percentage that are unaware they have the disease. The study also shows that gay men are the only group in America where the risk of HIV is actually increasing.

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