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National Black HIV/AIDS day set for Monday

The Associated Press reports:

Free, confidential HIV testing is being offered this week in conjunction with the 11th annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on Monday.

The Minnesota Department of Health reports that infection rates among African-American and African-born communities are some of the highest in the state.

In 2009, statewide rates for African-Americans were about 11 times greater than whites. Among African-born communities, infection rates were about 20 times greater than whites.

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