Dec. 1 was World AIDS Day!
President Barack Obama conveyed hopeful remarks on World AIDS Day at George Washington University (GWU) in Washington DC by vowing to continue efforts to combat the disease.
“We’re closer than we’ve ever been to achieving the extraordinary: an AIDS-free generation,” Obama told the GWU audience. “But we’ve got to keep fighting, all of us. Governments, businesses, foundations, community groups, and individuals like you.”
In 2012, the United Nations stated that it’s possible to eradicate the disease by 2015 — in part, of course, by preventing new infections.