do you have the time?
Five people worldwide die of AIDS every minute of every day. HIV has hit every corner of the globe, infecting more than 42 million men, women and children, 5 million of them last year alone.
Today is World AIDS day. Some AIDS figures:
- People newly infected with HIV in 2002: 5 million
- AIDS deaths in 2002: 3 million...that's over 8,000 deaths per day
- Estimated number of people living with HIV/AIDS at the end of 2002: 42 million
- Total of AIDS deaths at the end of 2002: 28.1 million
- Total number of AIDS orphans: 13.2 million
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Jonathan passes along this link: href="http://fightaidsathome.scripps.edu/">Fight AIDS At Home and says "It's one of those things where you can help by doing virtually nothing. It's just very much under advertised."