By Delilah Rose — Student Correspondent
Established in 1988, this day of global awareness, that recognizes AIDS day as the first global health day to be founded. This day gives people all over the opportunity to acknowledge, unit, and fight against HIV. Many Show support to people living with AIDS and commemorating those who have died from this chronic disease.
In 2018, 36.9 million people are living with HIV/AIDS worldwide. With medical advances, people are living longer and safer. Educating yourself on AIDS brings us one step closer to successfully fighting HIV. Building awareness locally is the most important thing.
You can wear a red ribbon to show your support on World AIDS Day. #ROCKTHEREDRIBBON
To learn and find more ways to fight AIDS/HIV, you can go to the national AIDS website: https://www.hiv.gov/