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HIV in My Community: Anacostia Gets Tested

The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention says African Americans accounted for an estimated 44% of all new HIV infections among adults and adolescents (aged 13 years or older) in 2010, despite representing only 12% of the US population.

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CBCF to Host National HIV Testing Day in D.C.

The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated (CBCF), has partnered with WHUR 96.3 FM radio, the Whitman-Walker Health Max Robinson Center and the Community Education Group for the seventh annual National HIV Testing Day, a yearly campaign to encourage and educate African Americans about the importance of getting tested for HIV and knowing their status.

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The Village Lost a Child

In 2011, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported the U.S. infant mortality rate (IMR) at 6.05 which means that out of every 1,000 babies born in the U.S., six are unlikely to survive beyond the stages of infancy. 

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