Almost a year ago, President Trump pledged in his State of the Union address that his administration would eliminate the transmission of HIV by 2030. It’s a goal that public health advocates have long sought. Almost 40 years into the epidemic, the medications work better and people with HIV are living longer. But as MPB’s Alexandra Watts reports, there are particular challenges in places like the Mississippi Delta.
HIGH RATES OF HIV IN THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA RESULT IN INCREAS