Combatting HIV in Washington, DC

The capital of the world's richest country has some of the highest HIV infection rates in the world.

    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

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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