Number of US HIV Infections Steady

August 1, 1996

BETHESDA, Md--The number of Americans infected with HIV is holding steady at about 650,000 to 900,000, according to CDC data. This may be because the number of new HIV infections each year is roughly equal to the annual number of AIDS-related deaths, the report said.

BETHESDA, Md--The number of Americans infected with HIV is holdingsteady at about 650,000 to 900,000, according to CDC data. Thismay be because the number of new HIV infections each year is roughlyequal to the annual number of AIDS-related deaths, the reportsaid.