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AIDS Awareness from the amFAR Gala

Adriana Lima, Alessandra Ambrosio, Victoria Justice and more share little known facts about HIV/AIDS at the 2017 amFAR Gala.

Released on 2/09/2017

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An estimated 1.2 million of people
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in the US are living with HIV.
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In 2015, 2.1 million people became infected with HIV.
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150,000 were under the age of 15.
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Almost one in eight Americans living with HIV
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don't even know that they are infected.
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HIV AIDS remains one of the most serious and deadly
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public health threats in the world.
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In force, research has contributed to the development
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of the powerful anti HIV drugs that are keeping millions
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of people alive today.
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Every day, more than 5,600 people in the world
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contract the HIV AIDS virus.
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In the few hours that we're here celebrating tonight
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and trying to make a change for the cause,
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there's a thousand people who will contract the virus
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during those hours.
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