AIDS Walk El Paso: HIV-positive patient keeps up fight to educate public - El Paso Times

Twenty years ago, an HIV diagnosis was almost as good as a death sentence.


"The biggest burden of HIV now is 18- to 25-year-old Hispanic men having sex with other men," said Dr. Ogechika Alozie, an assistant professor at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and an infectious disease physician at University Medical Center. "My guess is 80 percent of that 1,800 are Hispanic. In our clinic, it's 90 percent (Hispanic)."

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