Bengaluru, Dec 1: Since 1998, World Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Day is observed annually on December 1st. The mission of World AIDS Day has been to raise awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection.
The theme of World AIDS Day 2015 is: Getting to zero; end AIDS by 2030.
The federal theme this year is: The time to act is now.
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Many people wear red ribbon on this day to show solidarity, with those who are living with the deadly disease.
According to World Health Organisation (WHO), 34 million lives have been lost so far and 36.9 million people are presently suffering from AIDS.