Juneau Observes World AIDS Day

December first was World AIDS Day. The annual observance started in 1988 to increase awareness and prevention of the disease.

The United Nations estimates that more than 35 million people worldwide were living with HIV in 2012. About 70 percent were in Sub-Saharan Africa, compared to 4 percent in North America.

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Rosemarie Alexander is a reporter at KTOO in Juneau.

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