Today is World AIDS Day.

Each year, one day is set aside as a reminder to the world that millions of people are still dying from a disease that was discovered decades ago and for which there is no cure, no vaccine and which the richest countries, like Canada, have done far too little to combat.

That day is today, World AIDS Day 2007.

(from the Toronto Star – click here to read the rest)

Also, if you need a general take on the horrific details of the situation, you can listen to Stephen Lewis right here at the Terry site.

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