Condom plan gets killed as HIV soars

LOVE YOURSELF Michael Jamias gets a regular HIV test at Love Yourself, a clinic in Manila where he serves as a volunteer.While the rate of new HIV infections has been falling across the Asia-Pacific region, it is soaring in the Philippines and moving beyond the population of young gay and bisexual men. —JES AZNAR/THENEWYORK TIMES

LOVE YOURSELF Michael Jamias gets a regular HIV test at Love Yourself, a clinic in Manila where he serves as a volunteer.While the rate of new HIV infections has been falling across the Asia-Pacific region, it is soaring in the Philippines and moving beyond the population of young gay and bisexual men. —JES AZNAR/THENEWYORK TIMES

Jhay-ar Tumala remembers sitting in a pew at Manila’s Quiapo Church, holding a sealed envelope with his HIV test results, and praying. He was 19 and had been having sex since he was 15.  Read more: 

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