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Baltimore Targets Rising HIV-AIDS Infections Among Gay, Transgender Groups


WEB EXTRA: Dr. Patrick Chaulk, Baltimore's Assistant Health Commissioner for HIV and STD Services, explains the surprisingly high rate of HIV infection among people over 50.


Being diagnosed HIV-positive is no longer the death sentence it once was, but getting treatment to everyone who’s infected, and curbing the spread of the disease are still major challenges in cities like Baltimore. Despite declines in the total number of new AIDS cases in the city, HIV infection rates among certain groups are on the rise.  Looking ahead to next Tuesday's observance of World AIDS Day, Dr. Patrick Chaulk,  the Assistant Commissioner for HIV and STD (Sexually Transmitted Disease) Services in the Baltimore Health Department, joins Tom in the studio to discuss the city's ongoing fight to curb the HIV-AIDS epidemic.

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