Lee Harris urges governor to reverse rejection of HIV prevention funds

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 15, 2023 5:53 AM CT | Published: February 14, 2023 3:54 PM CT

According to the Shelby County Health Department, nearly 7,000 residents were living with HIV as of 2021, and the county ranks third nationally in incidence rates of new HIV cases. 


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Aisling Mäki

Aisling Mäki

Aisling Mäki has spent the better part of two decades writing about Memphis. A former digital journalist for WMC Action News 5 and staff reporter for Memphis Daily News, her work has also appeared in The Commercial Appeal, High Ground News, I Love Memphis, Inside Memphis Business, The Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent, Memphis Magazine and Tri-State Defender. 


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