AIDS in Tennessee continues to be a considerable problem

December 2, 2014 10:28 PM

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AIDS in Tennessee continues to be a considerable problem

Monday marked the observance of World AIDS Day, and it came as the number of people in Tennessee who are living with HIV continues to grow steadily each year.

Dr. Tim Jones, state epidemiologist with the Tennessee Department of Health, says there are now more than 16,000 people in the state with the disease, with nearly 900 new diagnoses annually, and those who are infected living longer. "With better drugs and protocols for taking care of folks, people a...

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