HIV cases expanded 4 percent in Connecticut in 2017
Connecticut wellbeing authorities state the quantity of instances of human immunodeficiency infection in the state expanded 4 percent in 2017.
The state Department of Public Health as of late discharged the HIV figures, which demonstrate that 281 individuals were recently determined to have the infection in 2017. That is up from 269 cases in 2016. About a large portion of the new cases were among gay men.
In excess of 10,500 individuals in the state are living with HIV.
Wellbeing authorities state that regardless of the expansion, there was a 15 percent decline among new HIV cases from 2013 to 2017. The biggest decline was 19 percent among gay men.
There was, be that as it may, a 57 percent expansion in new HIV cases among black heterosexual females over a similar five-year time frame.