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IHS Recognizes AIDS in December
More than 200 American Indian and Alaska Native people received a new diagnosis of HIV in 2013. Every one is one too many. We know how to prevent HIV infections: know your status and your partner's status, use condoms consistently and correctly, don't share syringes and injection equipment, and consider Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, or PrEP.