George Lemp, director of the University Wide AIDS Research Program at the University of California, said studies from the early 1990s repeatedly found that HIV was spreading twice as fast among black MSM than among white MSM but that prevention programs have not been reached young black men. Our interventions targeting the wrong people in the wrong places and at the wrong time of day, he said (Russell, Francisco Chronicle.

Although 13 percent of the U.S. Population is black, makes use of the group about 50 percent of people with HIV, the Chronicle reported. Among the young people who were diagnosed from 2001 to 2005, 61 percent were black and 48 percent of cases together among black men having sex with other men. HIV / AIDS rates among black men were seven times higher than that among white men in 2005, according to CDC.By courtesy of They can use the complete Kaiser Daily HealthPolicyMonitor Report displayed, search the archives , or sign up for email delivery on emperors Daily Health policy coverage from strongly committed royal network. A free service of of The Henry J. Releases. Kaiser Family Foundation.