Combatting HIV in Washington, DC
The capital of the world's richest country has some of the highest HIV infection rates in the world.
Last Modified: 23 Jul 2012 20:01

It is the capital of the richest nation on earth, yet Washington, DC has one of the highest HIV infection rates in the world - 3.2 per cent - higher than Rwanda, Kenya or Ethiopia.

The problem is worst in Anacostia. The mostly black neighbourhood is beset by low education and high unemployment. Ex-felon, Dwayne Williams once ran these streets as a drug dealer. Now, he drives them... in a mobile testing lab.

Al Jazeera's Kimberly Halkett reports


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