World AIDS Day
December 1st, 2008 marks the 20th celebration of World AIDS Day. The United Nations estimates that 33 million people worldwide have HIV.
Those traveling along Northwest eighth avenue might have seen something unusual on their morning commute... the Gainesville Solar Walk sculptures covered up.
The event was held for World AIDS day and A Day Without Art. Nearly fifty-five hundred people in Florida were diagnosed with HIV AIDS this year. In Washington President Bush spoke about the success of the emergency plan for AIDS relief or pep far. It provides much needed antiretroviral treatment to those living with aids around the world.
On the University Of Florida campus students groups handed out information on H-I-V and AIDS emphasizing the importance of awareness.
To help bring awareness to the importance of being tested for HIV and how easily aids can be spread..experts are on hand tonight at the University Of Florida.
The event was called Code Red. Its free and open to the public and began this week at The Reitz Union Grand Ball Room.