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HIV in Rhode Island: Newly diagnosed men often ‘hooked up’ online

More than 60 percent of Rhode Island men who have sex with men (MSM) diagnosed with HIV in 2013 reported meeting sexual partners online in the preceding year, according to a study published in the journal Public Health Reports.

A Significant Online Component
Of the 74 new HIV cases in Rhode Island in 2013, three in 10 occurred among men who told researchers they believed they were infected by a man met online.
Credit: Brown University