Black Women Beware: 6 Cities Where HIV Testing Should be Mandatory
Cities Where HIV Rates Are Extremely High
If you’re a black woman living in the United States it’s important to note that your heterosexual partners could be putting you at an increased risk of contracting HIV/AIDS, especially if you live in one of the cities with the highest HIV/AIDS rates among blacks in the country.
HIV isn’t the only risk however, the CDC also reports that cities with the highest HIV/AIDS rates rank highly on the list of cities with the highest rates of herpes contraction. With that in mind, it’s clear that without the proper protection or just plain abstinence, you could be one of the millions of people living in the U.S. with an incurable sexually transmitted disease.
According to the CDC, AIDS deaths in the U.S. are highest in the South, furthermore they estimate that roughly half of all new HIV diagnoses in the U.S. are in this area as well. It’s no surprise then that several cities on our list are southern based.
So where should you be especially wary ladies? Check out six cities where HIV is said to be running rampant and where testing of our brothers should be mandatory.-danielle canada