America’s Hidden H.I.V Epidemic

By Linda Villarosa

New York Times

June 6, 2017

H.I.V rates among black gay and bisexual men in the U.S. is higher than any country in the world.

These patients of Sturdevant’s are the faces of one of America’s most troubling public-health crises. Thanks to the success of lifesaving antiretroviral medication pioneered 20 years ago and years of research and education, most H.I.V.-positive people today can lead long, healthy lives…But in certain pockets of the country, unknown to most Americans, H.I.V. is still ravaging communities at staggering rates.

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