- Saturday is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day in the United States
- Greg Millett: African Americans account for nearly half of all new HIV infections each year
Greg Millett is an HIV/AIDS epidemiologist and researcher and a vice president and director of Public Policy for amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research. The views expressed are his own.
(CNN)The HIV/AIDS epidemic might not make as many headlines as it used to, but it continues to infect tens of thousands in our country each year. And, unfortunately, some groups in the United States are being affected at the kinds of rates you would expect to see in hard-hit developing countries.