Today’s events include:
Today’s Focus: World AIDS Vaccine Day
Also HIV Vaccine Awareness Day. Its purpose to promote the continued urgent need for a vaccine to prevent HIV infection and AIDS.
The day was first observed on may 18, 1998 on the anniversary of Clinton’s speech where he said, “Only a truly effective, preventive HIV vaccine can limit and eventually eliminate the threat of AIDS.” at a commencement speech at Morgan State University.
Daily Trivia: In 2012, beekeepers in France were confused to discover that their bees were producing blue and green honey. Investigations later found it was the result of bees foraging in the waste from an M&Ms factory.