Last week the Center for Disease Control released estimates of new HIV infections in the US, 2007-2010. Housing Works has a good run down of the data:

The good news is that overall, new HIV infections on the whole have not increased. Since the mid 90s, the annual domestic infection rate has held steady around 50,000 people, and the latest numbers estimate 47,500 were newly infected with HIV in 2010. The CDC estimates that these rates have been stabilized in part because of national and local HIV prevention and education efforts, which may have prevented over 350,000 new infections across the country.

The more complicated news is that the CDC’s surveillance data clearly shows that some subpopulations continue to be much more affected by the pandemic than others.

Read the rest of the article here: New infection rates continue to rise among MSM and Communities of Color