The Second Wave Will Drown Us

Gross, Michael
June 2003
American Journal of Public Health;Jun2003, Vol. 93 Issue 6, p872
Academic Journal
The article discusses the increase in HIV diagnoses among men who have sex with men (MSM) in the U.S. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention new HIV diagnoses increased by 14% among U.S. MSM between 1999 and 2001, excluding the states of New York and California, where the largest U.S. MSM communities reside. Some of the factors being cited for the increase include the difficulty in practicing condom use, the lack of development in biomedical intervention and moralism especially homophobia. INSETS: New Biomedical Interventions: Opportunity Knocks, Nobody's Home;Prevention and Treatment Have Been Dichotomized, to the....


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