Reflecting on the gains, gaps in HIV treatment on World AIDS Day

The day commemorates the global fight against HIV, to honor those who have died of AIDS and to support those living with the virus.

Reflecting on the gains, gaps in HIV treatment on World AIDS Day
The White House in Washington is decorated to commemorate World AIDS Day, Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. Susan Walsh / AP Photo
Reflecting on the gains, gaps in HIV treatment on World AIDS Day
The White House in Washington is decorated to commemorate World AIDS Day, Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. Susan Walsh / AP Photo

Reflecting on the gains, gaps in HIV treatment on World AIDS Day

The day commemorates the global fight against HIV, to honor those who have died of AIDS and to support those living with the virus.

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About 40,000 people in Illinois are living with HIV, according to a 2017 estimate. Dozens of organizations around the state hope to end the HIV epidemic in Illinois by 2030.

Reset checks in a Chicago nonprofit involved in this effort for the latest on World AIDS Day.

GUESTS: Kara Eastman, CEO of TPAN

Jeffrey Pulliam, youth program manager at TPAN