According to reports, after nearly 20 years, a new strain of HIV has been detected. CNN reports The strain is a part of the Group M version of HIV-1, which is in the same family of the stain that is the cause of the HIV Epidemic. Abbott Laboratories conducted the research along with the University of […]
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. According to the CDC, Southern states including Georgia have the highest rates of new HIV-positive diagnoses. in 2015 almost 52 […]
June 27th is National HIV Testing Day which was started in 1995. According to the Baltimore City Health Department, one in 10 people in Baltimore doesn’t know they have HIV. The Health Department has launched a new campaign called People Who Look Like Me. Knowing your status is one way to be empowered about your […]
The Frederick County State’s Attorney’s Office indicted a man Tuesday who knowingly transmitted HIV to several women he met on dating sites. According to officials, the Frederick County Police Department started an investigation in 2017 on 34-year-old Rudolph Jericho Smith after different women told authorities that they believed Smith had infected them with HIV. During […]
Today is the 19th Annual Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Baltimore County is offering free testing at select branches. If you can’t go today, see below for when HIV testing is going on at the branch closest to you. Baltimore Highlands—Lansdowne Health Center 3902 Annapolis Road Baltimore, Maryland 21227 Phone: 410-887-1003 HIV Testing (ClearView) First and […]
The late Eazy-E‘s son, Lil Eazy-E, claims to be an HIV activist, yet he is for harsh punitive punishment when it comes to HIV-positive sex-partners not disclosing their status. In an interview with TMZ, Lil’ Eazy-E said he was against California lawmakers possibly lowering the penalty for knowingly exposing a sex partner to HIV. By his […]
https://www.instagram.com/p/fGzIbCJD4h/?taken-by=tigermandingo&hl=en Former college wrestler Michael Johnson just received a huge break in his court case. According to reports, a Missouri appeals court ordered a new trial on Tuesday for the wrestler who was sentenced to 30 years in prison back in 2013 for infecting a man with HIV and endangering four other sexual partners. The court […]
An Missouri appeals court overturns the conviction of an HIV positive man, accused of not disclosing his status and infecting his partner. The judges chastised the prosecutor for delaying disclosure of key evidence to the defense.