Minnesota AIDS Project
For nearly 30 years, the Minnesota AIDS Project has been working to help people affected by that deadly disease. Sunday was their 28th annual AIDS walk, and thousands of people showed up at Minnehaha Park to support the cause.
Opponents of a federal ban on blood donations by men who have sex with men are demonstrating at a St. Paul blood bank. Organizer Zachary Fincher says about 20 to 40 men will try to donate blood at the Memorial Blood Centers’ St. Paul location Friday.
An expert panel is recommending that the FDA approve the first of its kind home test kit for HIV, and the head of a Minnesota AIDS advocacy group says it’s a good move.