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Worlds Apart: Vast Disparities in Treatment Separate Americans With HIV

    Loren Jones is HIV-positive and was homeless for years. She now lives in a government-subsidized studio apartment in downtown Berkeley. (Heidi de Marco/KHN)
    Loren Jones is HIV-positive and was homeless for years. She now lives in a government-subsidized studio apartment in downtown Berkeley. (Heidi de Marco/KHN)
    Loren Jones, 63, at her apartment in Berkeley, California on Dec. 17, 2015. Jones was homeless when she was diagnosed with HIV. (Heidi de Marco/KHN)
    Loren Jones, 63, at her apartment in Berkeley, California on Dec. 17, 2015. Jones was homeless when she was diagnosed with HIV. (Heidi de Marco/KHN)
    Jones can now afford to take antiretroviral drugs to suppress her HIV viral load. 'You have to be a hustler for your own health,' she said. (Heidi de Marco/KHN)
    Jones can now afford to take antiretroviral drugs to suppress her HIV viral load. "You have to be a hustler for your own health," she said. (Heidi de Marco/KHN)

    Barbara Feder Ostrov

    Kaiser Health News