Dr. David Malebranche, an associate professor of medicine at the Morehouse School of Medicine who has been working with HIV prevention and treatment for the past 16 years, is a “same gender loving man” and, at 48, his re-introduction to Atlanta’s HIV epidemic in 2000 was like stepping back in time. RYON HORNE / RHORNE@AJC.COM
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention predicted in 2016 that if current rates continue, one in two African-American gay and bisexual men will be infected with HIV, the virus that causes it AIDS, during their lifetime.
In Atlanta, the epidemic was particularly acute. Now, it may be worse.