“An unexpected and dramatic rise in HIV cases frustrates health officials”

December 1 is World AIDS Day, a day to remember those who have died and currently infected or affected by HIV/AIDS. At a time when there have been great advancements in prevention new cases of HIV are still on the rise in the Tampa Bay area and throughout the state of Florida.

Empath Health member, the AIDS Service Association of Pinellas, is featured in a story in the Tampa Tribune discussing the local state of this infectious disease and why infection rates may be growing.

Read the story here.