HIV/AIDS is more than a chronic illness. Millions are infected worldwide and there is still no cure for the deadly virus. There are many ways in which you can support prevention and cure efforts on World AIDS Day and throughout the year:
- FacebookMyspaceTwitter It
Pick your social app of choice (or choose them all) and spread the world about World AIDS Day. Tell your buddies, your family and your friends that HIV and AIDS are still a global concern and we must all spread messages of prevention and awareness. It's been over 25 years since the first reported AIDS case and we still have yet to find a cure.
- Blog About It
Get all of the facts and information you need to know at HIV/AIDS on About.com and join the campaign to increase HIV/AIDS awareness.
- Ad The Badge
Show your support by adding the AIDS.gov "Facing AIDS" badges to your blog or social app page.
- Get Tested
Know your status and encourage your partners and friends to get tested as well. Text "KNOWIT” (566948) or visit hivtest.org to find a testing center near you.
- Spread The Word
According to the CDC, there are an estimated 56,300 new HIV infections in the States. Learn more about recent HIV statistics.