Just 23% of sexually active high school students have ever been tested for HIV. However, youth ages 13 to 24 account for an estimated 26% of all new HIV infections in the U.S.
National Youth HIV and AIDS Awareness Day was April 10th and Hofstra will observe it as part of National Public Health Week with a panel titled “HIV: Isn’t there a Vaccine for That?”
Hofstra professor Dr Anthony Santella talks about trends in behavioral and biomedical prevention strategies and how to engage young people in issues surrounding HIV and AIDS.
Check out what he had to say here: