Total Number of People in the US Living with HIV

"The first cases of Pneumocystis carinii(jirovecii) pneumonia among young men, which were subsequently linked to HIV infection, were reported in the MMWR on June 5, 1981 (1). At year-end 2019, an estimated 1.2 million persons in the United States were living with HIV infection (2)."


Bosh, K. A., Hall, H. I., Eastham, L., Daskalakis, D. C., & Mermin, J. H. (2021). Estimated Annual Number of HIV Infections ─ United States, 1981-2019. MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report, 70(22), 801–806.