Did You Know?
"DC has the highest HIV/AIDS rates in the country – twice as high as New York City, three times that of Chicago and nearly five times the rate of Detroit. We also have high rates of every mode of transmission unlike any other city in the country with large numbers of infections from heterosexual contact as well as men who have sex with men and injection drug use."
Source:District of Columbia Department of Health
"Nearly half of all AIDS cases in the U.S. involve people 13 to 24 years of age. More than 250,000 are estimated to be HIV positive and not know it. And more than 1 million are estimated to have AIDS."
Related:CDC World AIDS Day