Thursday, August 13, 1998

Black AIDS rate prompts discussion

The Commercial Appeal, August 13, 1998
By Pamela Perkins

The disproportionate rate of HIV cases and AIDS-related deaths among black people prompted a recent meeting of local health care officials, patients and patient's families.

About 35 people met recently at the Memphis Health Center, 360 E. H. Crump, to discuss the severity of the disease in the black community.