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Rate of HIV diagnoses high in DC, Maryland counties – WTOP

Four jurisdictions in the region are on a shortlist of areas in the U.S., where HIV is being diagnosed at higher rates than the rest of the country.

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A ribbon hangs on the White House for World AIDS Day 2020, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Four jurisdictions in the region are on a shortlist of areas in the U.S. where HIV is being diagnosed at higher rates than the rest of the country.
They are Baltimore, and Montgomery and Prince George’s counties in Maryland, and D.C.
In Montgomery County, 4,111 people are living with HIV, with 135 of them diagnosed last year.
The county’s placement in the “priority jurisdiction”…

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