What To Do On World AIDS Day

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.

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