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World AIDS Vaccine Day 2020: Date, History, Significance and Quotes to Mark the Day

A student displays his hands painted with messages on HIV (Photo: Reuters)

A student displays his hands painted with messages on HIV (Photo: Reuters)

The first World AIDS Vaccine Day was observed on May 18, 1998. Exactly one year ago, on May 18, 1997, the then United States president Bill Clinton had asserted upon the importance of creating a vaccine for the deadly disease.

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World AIDS Vaccine Day | World AIDS Vaccine Day or HIV Vaccine Awareness Day, is observed on May 18 across the world. It is primarily celebrated to emphasise upon the need for a vaccine for Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and recognises the efforts of health professionals and researchers who have been working towards this goal.

The first World AIDS Vaccine Day was observed on May 18, 1998. Exactly one year ago, on May 18, 1997, the then United States president Bill Clinton had asserted upon the importance of creating a vaccine for the deadly disease. During his speech at the Morgan State University, he had mentioned how a vaccine can curb the spread of the disease and eventually help in its eradication.

On World Aids Vaccine Day 2020, here are a few quotes that you can send to people who have been working towards the cause:

- Here’s to encouraging and supporting you in your work to develop the vaccine. Happy World AIDS Vaccine Day!

- It is not a piece of cake to develop a vaccine to combat the disease that has taken away so many lives. We all are grateful to you and wish you a very World AIDS Vaccine Day 2020!

- Over two decades of work is a lot and it shows that we should never give up. You people inspire us and we thank you for your service. Happy World AIDS Vaccine Day!

- Here’s to supporting all the people that are working to get a vaccine that will fight HIV. World AIDS Vaccine Day!

-There are millions of people out there who are waiting for the miracle and you are the only people who can give it to them. World Aids Vaccine Day 2020!


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