Status: Baseline only
Increase the proportion of persons aged 13 years and over living with diagnosed HIV infection who are virally suppressed
Baseline: 63.1 percent of persons aged 13 years and over living with diagnosed HIV infection were virally suppressed in 2017
Target: 95.0 percent
Data Source: National HIV Surveillance System (NHSS), CDC/NCHHSTP
Taking HIV medicine as prescribed can make the amount of virus in the body very low. This is called viral suppression, or an undetectable viral load. People with HIV whose viral load remains undetectable can stay healthy and have effectively no risk of passing HIV to sexual partners.
Workgroup: HIV Workgroup