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Center commemorates AIDS @ 30

Visit the website for links to interviews and information on our role in the research to end AIDS

June 6, 2011
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Visit the Hutchinson Center’s new AIDS @ 30 web page and read about how the work of our scientists and staff could someday conquer the disease.

Thirty years after the AIDS epidemic was discovered, the Hutchinson Center is home to one of the world's largest HIV research units. As part of the worldwide commemoration, visit the Center’s new AIDS @ 30 web page.

HIV/AIDS by the numbers 30 million
People worldwide have died of AIDS 33.3 million
People worldwide currently live with HIV/AIDS 22.5 million
People with HIV/AIDS live in sub-Saharan Africa 1 million
People in the U.S. live with HIV or AIDS 617,000
People in the U.S. have died from AIDS 56,000
Americans become infected with HIV each year $16 billion
Was spent on AIDS programs worldwide in 2009, up from $1.6 billion in 2001. (Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, World Health Organization and the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS.)
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is a world leader in research to prevent, detect and treat cancer and other life-threatening diseases.