Baton Rouge Has More AIDS Sufferers Than Any City in the U.S., Study Says
One Louisiana city is coming in first for something that's not good.
Here is more on the report the NO/ AIDS Task Force:
In 2010, the Baton Rouge metropolitan area as found to have the highest AIDS case rates in the country with 33.7 per 100,000, surpassing Miami, FL which had previously been ranked first for over a decade. Baton Rouge was previously ranked second in the nation.
Stats show nearly 34 out of every 100,000 people in the Baton Rouge area have the deadly disease. In addition, the AIDS rank for New Orleans increased from ninth to fifth, and Louisiana ranked as the number 4 state in the U.S. in terms of cases. For the full report you can check out the information at the CDC.