HIV as a Leading Cause of Death in the US
According to the CDC, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) disease was the ninth leading cause of death in the US among all people aged 25-34, the eighth leading cause of death among males aged 25-34, and the tenth leading cause of death among males aged 35-44.
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