“Our rates are higher than West Africa,” said Shannon L. Hader, director of the District’s HIV/AIDS Administration, who once led the Federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s work in Zimbabwe. “They’re on par with Uganda and some parts of Kenya.”
Sorry to be such a downer on a Sunday morning, but this is absurd. For many, our health care system is top notch. For those on the other side of the socioeconomic spectrum, many of our citizens are living in a third world nation.