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Canada: AIDS Vigil Honors Those Who Have Died and Calls on G-20 Leaders for Action

June 28, 2010

On the eve of the G-20 economic summit, about 2,000 people gathered Thursday in Toronto for a candlelight vigil to remember those lost to HIV/AIDS. The vigil, an annual event, this year focused on the needs of those patients around the world who still have no access to HIV medications, said Paul Law, a member of the organizing committee. The activists called on the world leaders at the summit to fight homophobia and anti-AIDS discrimination.

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Canadian Press

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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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