World AIDS day

Think and Link 2002

Today, December 1, is an annual observance of World AIDS Day. An estimated 42 million people are living with HIV today, according to the international agency UNAIDS. Five million people were newly infected and 3.1 million people were killed by the disease in 2002.

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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control:

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Gay Men’s Health Crisis:

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