Regular HIV testing decreases your chances of getting HIV.
Black individuals account for a higher proportion of new HIV diagnoses and people living with HIV, compared to any other race and ethnicity. Young Black men who have sex with men (MSM) and Black women are at substantial risk for getting HIV. One in every seven Black individuals living with HIV does not know they have it. Practicing safer sex and getting regular HIV testing both decrease your chances of getting HIV or living without HIV treatment. Advances in technology and HIV/AIDS drugs have enabled millions to lead longer and healthy lives with HIV.