Deondre was in his first year of college when he was diagnosed with HIV. He had heard stories about others being rejected by their loved ones for sharing their status, but that’s not what happened to him. When he told his mom, he recalls, “She said, ‘you’re going to be OK. Because I love you… We got this.'”
Stay Healthy, Prevent HIV
A person with HIV who is in ongoing care can live a normal lifespan. In addition to improving health, HIV treatment also prevents the spread of the virus to others.