December 1 is World AIDS Day. This day has been set aside so that our attention is directed to the current status of the human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) epidemic worldwide. This year’s theme is “Leading with Science, Uniting for Action.” In the United States alone approximately 575,000 people diagnosed with AIDS have died since the first cases were reported 30 years ago and approximately 50,000 persons are infected with HIV each year. It is estimated 1.2 million people in the United States are living with HIV infection. HIV and AIDS affects minorities and women at a high rate. Read more on our web site. . .
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