Monday, December 01, 2008

December 1st...

December 1st - World Aids Day.


Image courtesy of Rhyt


In 2007


2 million
people died from Aids


a quarter of a million
children died from Aids


2.7million
people were newly infected with HIV


33million
people were living with HIV/Aids



Photograph: © Paolo Pellegrin/Magnum Photos and via The Guardian.


As HIV/Aids decimates the developing world its prevalence in the west increases among every gender, sexuality, nationality and age group.


Aids is killing thousands of people daily and the numbers are just getting bigger.


You should know all you can about HIV and Aids, you never know when you might find it affecting someone you know.