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Super HIV in the Southland?
A man in San Diego has what appears to be the same strain of "Super HIV" that a man in New York City was diagnosed with last week. Gothamist has the details on the New York case while Slate's Explainer goes into all the different strains of HIV there are out there.
We know you're all smart enough to practice safe sex but we feel like we wouldn't be doing our job if LAist didn't remind you to have safe, protected sexual activity that includes condoms with spermicide; if you engage in sexual activity with multiple partners, it is a good idea to get tested regularly for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases; and, of course, don't share needles.