10 Moments in HIV Empowerment in 2014

Published: November 15, 2014

The Body
Rod McCullom
Original Article:  bit.ly/14AEzwc

It’s more than 30 years into the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and around 35 million people are living with HIV/AIDS, according to the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). About 50,000 new infections per year happen in the U.S. — and black and Latino Americans are disproportionately affected. Men who have sex with men — especially those of color — have among the highest infection rates across the globe.

The elusive search for a "cure" and a preventive vaccine may succeed one day — but unfortunately it may not be soon enough to help the millions of people living with HIV/AIDS today. But despite significant obstacles, there are some reasons for celebration this World AIDS Day. Here is our look at "10 Moments in HIV Empowerment in 2014."

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