Ending the HIV Epidemic Requires Supporting Those Already Living With HIV

Ending the HIV Epidemic Requires Supporting Those Already Living With HIV

By Michael Adams & Amy Flood
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Tuesday, March 26, 2019 - 10:00am

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While the challenges continue to be daunting, there are numerous signs of progress in the fight to eradicate HIV by 2030.

Between 2012 and 2016, new infections in New York City decreased by 26 percent. In 2017, new infections in San Francisco fell to a record low of 221 in the city that was once known as ground zero for the AIDS epidemic. While we still have a long way to go, each of these headlines would have been unthinkable 24 years ago.

This year, as we mark the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, it’s a time to reflect on the extraordinary progress we have made toward ending the epidemic. But it’s also the time to redouble our efforts to care for the 1.1 million people already living with HIV in the United States.

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