CDC released it's annual surveillance report today for HIV/AIDS... it's
not good, folks.
is now ranked #2 for new AIDS diagnoses (rate of diagnosis per
capita)…. Baton Rouge is now ranked #1 for new HIV infections (rate of
diagnosis per capita)*...
THIS is what happens when
the there is ZERO state funding for HIV prevention and EDUCATION (it's
all related - and we're in this fight together, teachers!)... and our
youth are suffering because of it (33% of new infections are with folks
The only $$ for prevention is from federal
sources - which are grossly insufficient to deal with an epidemic the
size of the one we now have in Louisiana...