Around the World: New HIV Sculpture in Amsterdam, UK Launches PrEP Trial, HIV on the Rise in Philippines
In Amsterdam—similar to New York—they just unveiled a new sculpture for AIDS Awareness. The sculpture is a giant abacus, designed to countdown the days until AIDS is eradicated. That and more in our look at HIV news from around the world!
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(Featured image via Simon Verhoef.)