The Nation’s Capital Wrestles With HIV/AIDS

Health Care

The nation's capital has HIV/AIDS rates dramatically higher than most cities and higher than some African countries.  

The HIV/AIDS epidemic in D.C. has been an on going issue for decades. Although the rate has seen a 44% fall as recent as 2015, D.C. once held the highest rate of the epidemic in the US and still remains one of the highest infected areas. Howard University News Service’s Sydney Clayborn has more on the story.