U.S. study says few teens tested for HIV

Posted: January 20, 2016 at 3:51 a.m.
Updated: January 20, 2016 at 3:51 a.m.

This June 26, 2008, file photo shows a developer solution vial (left) and test device (right) for an oral rapid HIV test at a medical center in the Bronx borough of New York.

Fewer than 1 in 4 high school students who've had sex have ever been tested for HIV, a low rate that didn't budge over eight years, government researchers say. Young adults fared slightly better, although testing rates have declined in black women, a demographic labeled as high-risk.

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