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Top 10 U.S. Cities With Highest Rates of HIV Infections… NYC, Sandy Springs x Marietta Make The List

The rates of HIV and Aids is higher in the South, the CDC released the top ten cities with high HIV rates..

HIV is concentrated in urban areas, so states reporting more diagnoses or higher rates of persons living with diagnosed HIV infection or AIDS usually contain major metropolitan areas. But in the South, larger percentages of diagnoses are in smaller metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas.

African Americans have the highest percentage of HIV diagnoses in the South, Northeast, and Midwest, and Hispanics/Latinos have the highest percentage in the West. Here is a list of the top 10 cities that have the highest HIV rates.

Miami, Florida.
New Orleans–Metairie–Ken ner, Louisiana.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Jackson, Mississippi.
Washington, D.C.
Baltimore–Towson, Maryland.
Memphis, Tennessee.
Atlanta–Sandy Springs–Marietta, Georgia
New York City, New York
Jacksonville, Florida

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