No Baby Should Be Born With HIV. What Will It Take to Save Them All?


Masonia Traylor, with daughter Marissa, 5: “I did everything I needed to do to make sure she got here HIV-negative. She needs to do what she has to do to stay that way.” Fernando Decillis for TIME



the fall of 2010, Masonia Traylor’s life changed overnight. Then 23, she was living with her new boyfriend in Atlanta and working as a pharmacy technician at a nearby drugstore. She took good care of herself, always went for an annual checkup, and ever since she graduated from high school, she had made it a practice to get tested for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases. Every year, her tests would come back negative. Until one didn’t.  Read More


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