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There will be a celebration Saturday morning in the streets of Washington.
The District of Columbia has one of the highest HIV infection rates in the country, and nearly 40 percent of the people living with the disease are over age 50.
There's a dire AIDS and HIV problem in D.C., but the numbers for the entire D.C.-Baltimore corridor are staggering.
The World AIDS Conference opens Sunday in D.C., where HIV/AIDS is an epidemic.
Employees of the District of Columbia are being offered two hours of paid leave to attend HIV awareness training and get tested.
A new study says the District of Columbia's effort to increase the use of female condoms, the lesser-known equivalent of the male condom, likely prevented 23 new HIV infections and saved taxpayers $6 million in its first year.
Results from a recent trial in Thailand have renewed hope that a preventive HIV vaccine may be on the horizon.
Both Washington, D.C. and New York City have an extremely high prevalence of HIV infections, with 123,000 living with the virus. That's 56,000 more infections than in the entire country of Germany.
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