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Act Against AIDS, a new CDC campaign to raise AIDS awareness

A new AIDS awareness campaign is being launched by FDA's sister agency,the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC).

HIV is still a significant public health problem in the United Sates. Although HIV infection is preventable, every 9½ minutes, someone in the U.S. is infected with the virus.

The new Act Against AIDS campaign is designed to contribute to the goal of reducing HIV incidence in the United States.

You can get the facts about the epidemic, learn how to prevent transmission of the virus,  delay the onset of AIDS with proper treatment for HIV infection, and find out ways to stem the tide of HIV infection in the United States by spreading the word about AIDS at a new CDC Act Against AIDS website

Richard Klein
Office of Special Health Issues
Food and Drug Administration

Kimberly Struble
Division of Antiviral Drug Products
Food and Drug Administration