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Chicago Woman Shares Her Story on How She Contracted HIV in ATL
"Your test came back positive for HIV."
Seven words no one ever wants to hear. Imagine going to the doctor for a routine check-up and, weeks later, your test comes back positive for the Human Immunodeficiency Virus. What would you say? What would you do? Who would you call? This exact situation became Jessica Glaspie-Davis' reality. That one sentence meant changing her life forever.
At the tender age of 22, Glaspie-Davis was diagnosed with HIV and had no idea where it came from. However, she's not alone.
According to the Center of Disease Control, African-Americans represent 12% of the population but account for 44% percent of HIV diagnoses, the highest rate compared to other races and ethnicities.
With HIV and AIDS affecting the African-American community at such a rate, we wanted to put a face and story to these alarming statistics.
Read more here: https://revolt.tv/stories/2018..../02/07/black-hivaids
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