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Human Chain Project Highlights HIV & AIDS Cases

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Twenty-three years ago, the Human Chain Project began in Springfield.

It educates the community about the impact of HIV and AIDS in the area.

These deadly diseases is still active alive in Springfield. Roughly 2,000 people in the city are living with HIV or AIDS.

The City of Springfield is second to only Boston with the number of people that have or are impacted by HIV and AIDS, so the disease is alive and well and individuals are contracting the disease regularly,” says Richard Johnson, the program director.

It’s estimated that just over 18,000 people statewide are living with HIV or AIDS.

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