“Despite our many advances, and despite your laudable work, HIV/Aids is still winning. It continues to devastate populations in the developing world. But the epidemic is also worse than we thought in this very city, and in this very country.”
The singer/songwriter Elton John gave a moving speech at the 2009 BIO International Convention in Atlanta. He explained that he has seen over 60 friends die from the disease and that there is much more that needs to be done for the cause.
If you want to get involved in Elton’s fight for an end to the AIDS epidemic, learn more about how the disease is spread and how to prevent it and distribute the information at your school.