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National Native AIDS Day Promotes HIV Testing as Infection Rates Are Rising in Indian Country

 


March 20 marks National Native AIDS Day, set to coincide with the spring equinox. Created to promote HIV testing in Native communities and decrease the stigma surrounding the disease, the day also casts light on the challenges of addressing the spread of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) in Native communities.

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