HIV/AIDS experts address epidemic in state

December 3, 2015 in Health, News

By Shanderia K. Posey Editor To shed light on the epidemic of HIV/AIDS in Mississippi, The Mississippi Link partnered with Mississippi Faith in Action to sponsor a breakfast Tuesday, World […]

December 1 World AIDS Day focusing on disease’s effect on global landscape

November 29, 2012 in Health, News, Top Stories

By Ayesha K. Mustafaa
Interim Managing Editor

The biggest day of the year dedicated to the awareness of the effect of HIV/AIDS on the global landscape is Saturday, Dec. 1.

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “About 500,000 people get HIV each year and young people between the ages of 13 and 24 represent a quarter of these new HIV infections or 26 percent.”