Dec 08

World AIDS Day: 5 Facts You Should Know

By MD for Seniors

AIDS has impacted millions of people around the world. The condition is currently one of the biggest public health challenges, as there is no cure despite the major advances that have been made over the years. World AIDS Day, held on Dec. 1, was started in 1988 as a way to raise awareness of the disease and help those affected.

Nearly 78 million people worldwide have been diagnosed with HIV/AIDS since the start of the epidemic in 1984. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention noted that each year an estimated 50,000 people in the U.S. are affected by …read more

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