Poverty, stigma and racial health disparities drive HIV rates that are among the nation's highest. But expanded Medicaid and PrEP access seem to have contributed to a recent drop in new cases.
"We still have people here who think you can get HIV from a toilet seat, and families who make HIV-positive members eat on the porch on Thanksgiving. They've heard that you can't get HIV that way, but for some reason they don't believe it."
Christopher Harris recently shared his compelling story with StoryCorps. He gave us a taste of the uncut version.
Our new "Eyes on the End" series kicks off with an up-close-and-personal glimpse at what's driving the HIV epidemic in the Atlanta metropolitan area.
We asked some of the most experienced, well-respected HIV physicians in the U.S.: How can a person determine whether or not their HIV care provider is a good fit for them? What’s a great question that they can ask a potential health care provider?
Whether they’re securing needed services, providing safe spaces or approaching care with an eye toward empowerment, social workers can be the calm in the storm for many people living with HIV.