Bradley K. Sperman
2016-07-24 06:03:26 UTC
infection rates among several subgroups young people,
minorities and intravenous drug users rose significantly.
The state recorded 294 new HIV and AIDS cases last year, down
from 306 in 2014, according to an annual HIV surveillance report
issued Wednesday by the Minnesota Department of Health. But
health officials said they are alarmed by an increase in certain
populations and groups.
New HIV cases among Minnesotans aged 20 to 29 increased by 24
percent in 2015, the department said. The majority of cases
occurred in the Twin Cities area, and included sharply higher
rates within communities of color and men who have sex with men.
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