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Pennsylvania: Accomplishments, Frustrations Recalled Here on World AIDS Day

December 2, 2011

Pittsburgh marked World AIDS Day Thursday by lighting a number of local landmarks in red, as activists handed out AIDS awareness ribbons, performed in a red-shirted flash mob, and offered free HIV testing. "Today, 30 years after the first AIDS cases were reported, we are grateful for the strides that have been made to keep people living longer, but frustrated that no cure has been found," said Mayor Luke Ravenstahl.

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Adapted from:
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
12.02.2011; Kaitlynn Riely

This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.
 
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