Participants in the 27th Annual AIDS WALK / DC in 2013.

Participants in the 27th Annual AIDS WALK / DC in 2013.

According to a report released last week, the number of deaths related to HIV/AIDS has dropped significantly in the nation’s capital. But the data also found that more than 2 percent of the city’s population is living with the disease — levels that still qualify as epidemic. We explore the latest report card data on the prevalence of HIV/AIDS in Washington and where the city can continue to make progress.


  • Walter Smith Executive Director, D.C. Appleseed
  • Michael Kharfen Director, HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STD and TB Administration, D.C. Department of Health

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