Top 10 Cities with Highest Rates of HIV

HIV and AIDS are back in the national spotlight once again. It seems that the Deep South is being hardest hit with the highest rates of new HIV diagnoses, which means black people are being hit hardest in this ongoing epidemic. Here is a list that all black women should be aware of: The Top 10 Cities With the Highest Rates of New HIV Diagnoses.

RATE 46.0According to statistics released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Miami is the city with the highest incidence of AIDS in the country.

New Orleans: 43 percentNearly 50 percent of individuals newly diagnosed with HIV infection reside in the Southern U.S.

Baton Rouge: 41.6 percent

Jackson, Mississippi: 36.7 percent

Washington, D.C.: 34.5 percent

Baltimore: 33.8 percent

Memphis, Tennessee: 32.6 percent

Atlanta: 30.3 percent

New York: 28.1 percent

Jacksonville, Florida: 28.1 percent