Correction: A Doctor's Legacy story

  • by: Associated Press
  • Updated: December 16, 2013 - 2:30 PM

NORTH MIAMI, Fla. — In a Dec. 15 story about a doctor who has spent his life working to provide better health care to the Haitian community, The Associated Press erroneously referred to AIDS as an autoimmune disease. AIDS is a disease that weakens the immune system, gradually destroying the body's ability to fight infections and certain cancers. It is caused by human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV.

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