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Let’s take a good long look at HIV rate in our community.
By Denise Dunbar
We have to stop ignoring this! New CDC numbers show a distressing trend. There’s an increasing number of young people, ages 13 – 24 becoming infected with the HIV virus!! (What’s really going on?!!) According to health professionals, of all the new HIV infections, about 35 to 40 percent were for people aged 15 to 24.
Area activists are blowing my phone up about this. Unless you live on Mars, you should be concerned too. O.K., you might be older than 24, but I bet you know somebody who knows somebody who is in that age bracket. We’ve all got to get involved to make sure everyone gets a clue about HIV prevention and treatment. Believe it or not, I even had a 14-yaer old tell me once that you can’t…
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