World AIDS Day

    Today is World AIDS Day, a day when people across the globe take action to help stop the spread of AIDS.

    Click around on an interactive map and see what you can do to participate at the day’s official website.

    We’ve got a few reports for you about HIV and AIDS on this day:

    WHYY’s Susan Phillips reports on a small group of activists in Philly that has gained national recognition for its campaign to put finding a cure back on the agenda.

    WHYY’s Peter Crimmins reports about the Mazzoni Center – a gay, lesbian, and transgender health organization. It’s setting up a mobile testing unit in locations around the city to offer free, anonymous test results, while you wait.

    And testing is always a good idea any day of the year – a full 25% of HIV infections in Philadelphia are undetected.

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