HIV and AIDS rates in the United States have dropped, but rates among African Americans are still 20 times higher than those of whites. In some cases in southern states, the numbers have not declined.
HIV infection rates among young Black gay men are increasing at alarming rates and implicit bias may be fueling it.
Scientists in Britain develop a USB-type device that monitors HIV virus level. Tests show that it's accurate and fast.
Prosecutors charged a Chicago-area personal trainer for transmitting the HIV virus to three women. The man allegedly knew for 15 years that he is HIV positive but did not warn the women.
A Memphis dance coach allegedly had sex with his underage student and exposed him to HIV. Police arrested the suspect who faces multiple charges.
According to the BBC, Eric Aniva did not disclose his health status to his sexual partners or their families.
Smollett shared that although many people believe that contracting HIV/AIDS is a thing of the past, the issue is alive and well and it is affecting the lives of millions of people.
A 33-year-old Houston, Texas man has been sentenced to life in prison after he was convicted of child sex assault, including infecting a toddler with HIV, and impregnating a teen, according to KTLA 5.
Justin Posey, 17, accused of transmitting HIV to a 13-year-old girl, was indicted Wednesday on third-degree rape charges, reports The Advocate.
Statistics from the CDC indicate that in the last ten years, "from 2005 to 2014, the number of new HIV diagnoses among African American gay and bisexual men increased 22%. But that number stabilized in recent years, increasing less than 1% between 2010 and 2014."
About a dozen Black NYPD officers filed a lawsuit against their department claiming they were pressured to implement racism in their practices.
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