New York's HIV/AIDS Epidemic Could End Next Year

Albany, N.Y. - The battle against HIV and AIDS in New York may be winding down.

State Health Officials say that new HIV cases are falling fast. They say the state is on track to end the AIDS epidemic by next year.

New diagnoses for last year reached an all-time low of just under 2,500, which is an 11 percent drop from 2017 and a 28 percent drop since 2014.

Last year, nearly 32,000 New Yorkers took HIV-prevention medication, which is a 32 percent jump over 2017.

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