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World AIDS Day program Dec. 5
by Tribune Staff
Nov 07, 2010 | 406 views | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend | print
RENO — World AIDS Day program will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. on Dec. 5 at ACCEPT & Greater Light Christian Center located at 2540 Sutro St., Suite 1 in Reno. The community is invited to enjoy local choirs, games, videos, education and free pizza at 2 p.m. Free HIV testing will be provided by HOPES. There also will be $5 Walmart gift cards as an incentive for the first 50 people who test.

Did you know?

• 37 million people are living with HIV in the world.

• 33 million adults, including 17.7 million women live with HIV.

• 2.5 million are children and a majority are people of color.

• In 2007 49 percent of all new HIV cases in the US were African Americans.

• HIV is the 3rd leading cause of death in African Americans between the ages of 35 and 44

• HIV is the ninth leading cause of death in all African Americans in the United States.
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