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The White House in Washington is decorated to commemorate World AIDS Day, Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021.

Susan Walsh/AP

World AIDS Day

The White House in Washington is decorated to commemorate World AIDS Day, Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021.

Susan Walsh/AP

Black women need more HIV prevention resources

Stereotypes around “who” can get HIV can make people more vulnerable to the virus. This doctor’s aiming to change that.

The White House in Washington is decorated to commemorate World AIDS Day, Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021.

Susan Walsh/AP

   

Nearly one in five people living with HIV in the U.S. don’t know their status, according to the most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And stereotypes about who is affected by the virus can lead people not to seek testing or preventative medication.

Reset talks with a doctor about efforts to reach cisgender women — especially Black women, who face higher rates of transmission.

GUEST: Dr. Sadia Haider, MD, acting chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology at RUSH University Medical Center

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