Hennepin County says end to HIV epidemic is in sight

Hennepin County became the fourth county in the country today to join an international campaign that changes how public health officials respond to HIV prevention and care.

The announcement corresponds with AIDS Action Day at Minnesota’s capitol. Maxon said it’s hard to understate how important the U=U stance is for the effort to end HIV. “This is the biggest shift in HIV prevention and care in 22 years since highly active antiretrovirals were released,” Maxon said.

Read and hear the story on Minnesota Public Radio.