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 AIDS Day. The Link has been actively participating in HIV/AIDS seminars across the nation and has published important health articles regarding testing, prevention, treatment and […]
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.”