New Monkeypox Resources Can Help HIV Stakeholders Get the Word Out

Content From: HIV.govPublished: August 19, 20222 min read


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While monkeypox can be acquired by anyone, regardless of gender identity or sexual orientation, a recent CDC report shows that gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men and racial and ethnic minority groups are currently disproportionately affected in the U.S. Further, 41% of cases are among people with HIV. That’s why it’s important for HIV service organizations; state, tribal, territorial, and local governments; health care providers; and other key stakeholders to share information on prevention, testing, and treatment while addressing equity, minimizing stigma, and maintaining vigilance for transmission in other populations.

Here are some recent resources that may assist you in getting the word out to people with and at risk for HIV:

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