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Your Health: 11-28-12 HIV infections in young people

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December 1st  is World Aids Day and in advance of that the Centers for Disease Control released a new study documenting a rise in HIV infection among America's young people.

Thirteen to 24 year olds accounted for 25 percent of the new cases in 2010.

Also, according to the report, more than half of young people infected with HIV were unaware of their infection.

Despite recommendations that young people get tested, the report found that only 13 percent of high school students have been test for HIV.

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