HIV testing the focus of Bed-Stuy Health Fair

The NYC Health Department says Bed-Stuy has some of the highest HIV infection rates in the city.

The NYC Health Department says Bed-Stuy has some of the highest HIV infection rates in the city. (5/26/13)

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT - HIV testing and prevention was the focus of yesterday's community Health Fair in Bed-Stuy, following a report about the high rates of infection in the neighborhood.

According to the New York City Health Department, Bed-Stuy has some of the highest rates of HIV infections in the city.

AIDS activist Michelle Lopez, who is HIV positive, spoke with residents at the health fair, urging people to get tested.
 

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