Action Tips: Bring the Frightening Facts of HIV/AIDS in the U.S. to Your School
Create a chart of how many people are infected everyday in the U.S. Display the frightening statistics, including:
- Number of people diagnosed with HIV/AIDS in the U.S.: 1.1 million
- Number of U.S. AIDS deaths from beginning of epidemic to 2007: 562,793, including 14,110 in 2007
- Percept of people infected with HIV who don't know it: 21%
- African Americans accounted for 51% of people diagnosed with HIV/AIDS in the U.S. in 2007.
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Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention