Anna Fowlkes always told her son to “wrap it up” use protection but when it came time for her to do the same, she didn’t follow her own advice. Which is how she contracted HIV at 59 years old. Anna says her story is similar to other seniors who didn’t believe HIV/AIDS was a real threat for them.
But that’s certainly not the case. Today 1 in 10 newly diagnosed HIV/AIDS patients are over 50.
Anna shares her engaging story with MSNBC in the video below.