Tuesday, November 26, 2019

World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day, December 1. Abstract image of planet with vibrant colors.
World AIDS Day, observed each year on December 1, is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV, and remember those who have died. Started in 1988, World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day.
  • Metro Atlanta is second in the nation for overall new cases of HIV.
  • Metro Atlanta leads the nation in the rate of African American men diagnosed with HIV.
  • 1 in 7 African Americans with HIV don’t know they have it.
OUT and the Guardian discuss literary works that explore HIV/AIDS.