Janet Jackson speaks on HIV and AIDS in America and how over 1 million Americans are infected with the HIV disease and one in five don’t even know it.

Jackson stresses getting tested and says, “let’s end AIDS together.”

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December 1st marks the celebration of World AIDS Day each year. The day is dedicated to bringing awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of the HIV infection.

World AIDS Day “is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died,” according to WorldAIDSDay.org.

Go to amfAR.org to learn more.

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