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World AIDS Day to Honor Life, Restate Figures

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World AIDS Day to Honor Life, Restate Figures

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World AIDS Day to Honor Life, Restate Figures

World AIDS Day to Honor Life, Restate Figures

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World AIDS Day will celebrate the millions of people living with the disease, rather than the pessimism of years gone by. The United Nations reports the number of those infected with HIV worldwide is 33 million, not the 39 million previously reported.

Mark Dybul, who runs the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief — a five-year, $15 million dollar effort to reduce suffering from AIDS in poor countries – speaks with Renee Montagne.