World AIDS day was yesterday. In America, more than 1.1 million people are living with HIV and almost 1/5th are unaware, according to statistics from aids.gov.
AIDS and HIV are global problems and their reach is felt here in Houston. With that in mind, the Baylor College of Medicine Teen Health Clinic offers information and screenings for the disease at their locations.
Here are the facts about HIV in Houston from Ruth Buzi, Ph.D., director of social services at the Teen Health Clinic.
Read more about what the Teen Health Clinic is doing to raise awareness about HIV.