Today, December 1, 2005 has been declared World AIDS Day by the United Nations. So far, the global AIDS epidemic has resulted in 25 million deaths. In 2004, an estimated 3 million plus people died of AIDS globally.
Wearing a ribbon or joining a protest alone will not have a significant on stopping AIDS. There is something you can do that does not require asking the Bush Administration to spend more money on AIDS research, download AIDS@Home. AIDS@Home is a computer program that uses your computer’s spare cycles to understand the best molecular structure that can be used to fight the AIDS epidemic. AIDS@home helps the Scripps Research Institute and the World Community Grid do the necessary research to fight the AIDS research.