Why are Black women at higher risk of HIV?

Dr. Flash explains why Black women are at higher risk of HIV in the U.S. and the importance of getting tested.

One reason some groups have been more affected by HIV/AIDS than others is because the HIV prevalence – the percent of the population that has HIV – is already high. In other words, the chance of being exposed to the virus is just greater in these social networks and so the response must also be greater.

#AskTheHIVDoc is a video series from Greater Than AIDS featuring top HIV doctors providing answers to commonly-asked questions about HIV prevention, testing and treatment.

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