Monday, December 1, 2008

Today is World AIDS Day (#WAD08)

Facing AIDS - World AIDS day 2008

Today, bloggers take time out to research and write about a global pandemic: AIDS.

In the world, there are over 33 million people living with HIV. In the United States, there are over 1 million people with it. There is no cure. There is no vaccine to prevent AIDS. The only thing you can do is be aware of how it is transmitted and protect yourself.

Do you want to contribute to finding a cure? has some great programs listed. Also, before making normal purchases, including your daily Starbucks, check out Product Red to see if any of your purchased can be made through their partners that offer contributions toward finding a cure.

Use your social networks to help you stay informed on progresses made, and what you can do to help;
MySpace, Twitter, and Facebook all have campaigns.

And most importantly, GET TESTED!!!!!!! Click here to find a testing location nearest you.

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