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NEVADA: Health Officials Mark Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day




 

Associated Press (02.07.12) - Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Today is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, and state officials are urging Nevadans to get tested for the virus. The Southern Nevada Health District is offering HIV testing at its offices, and leaders there are reminding the public that early diagnosis is critical to receiving proper care.



 


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