Today is World AIDS Day.
It falls on the first of December every year.
The theme of this year’s World AIDS Day is Global solidarity, shared responsibility.
This was created due to the Kovid epidemic as well.
About 3,700 AIDS patients have been reported from Sri Lanka so far.
However, the Director of the National STD and AIDS Program, Dr. Rasajali Hettiarachchi stated that 2600 patients are being treated.
The President of the United States has been making an official statement on World AIDS Day since 1995.
Between 1981 and 2007, more than 25 million people died of AIDS.
As of 2007, an estimated 33.2 million people worldwide were living with HIV.
HIV is one of the most devastating epidemics in recorded history.
World AIDS Day was first mooted in August 1987 at the World Health Organization’s Global AIDS Program in Geneva, Switzerland.
According to the World Health Organization, more than 38 million people worldwide are already living with HIV. I. V. Or suffering from AIDS.
Nearly 2.8 million of them are children under the age of 19.
880 children a day I. V. It is said that newcomers are among the infected.
Nearly 770,000 of the world’s population live in H1N1. I. V. Dies every year because of.
Meanwhile, statistics show that 310 children die every day.
From 1988 to 2018, H.W. I. V. Scientists estimate that more than 32 million people have died from the virus.
According to the World Health Organization, more than 1.7 million new cases were reported last year.
AIDS is caused by a virus called human immunodeficiency virus.