HIV is the human immunodeficiency virus, a deadly virus that attacks your immune system’s soldiers called CD4 also known as T helper cells. Over 50,000 Americans become affected annually, approximately 1.2 million people who are infected with the virus live in the US.
Bisexual and Gay Men are most severely affected by this epidemic 61 percent new cases are reported annually. African Americans are the most affected racial group 44 percent of new infections per year, and Hispanics account for 20 percent of new cases. HIV prevention intervention is out there and it works, HIV Testing, condoms, and sterile needles to name a few. Safe Sex can’t be stressed enough, support the cause and be a participant wrap it up.
PREVENTION IS THE KEY, GET TESTED