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The red ribbon became an international symbol of AIDS awareness.51 On 7 November, professional basketball player Earvin (Magic) Johnson announced he had HIV and retired from the sport, planning to educate young people about the virus.
Between 8-10 million people were thought to be living with HIV worldwide.50 In 1991, the Visual AIDS Artists Caucus launched the Red Ribbon Project to create a symbol of compassion for people living with HIV and their carers.
The annual number of new HIV diagnoses remained stable between 20.
Subpopulations representing 2% or less of all people who received an HIV diagnosis in 2017 are not represented in this chart. Diagnoses of HIV infection in the United States and dependent areas, 2017.
By the end of 1996, the estimated number of people living with HIV was 23 million.67 In September 1997, the FDA approved Combivir, a combination of two antiretroviral drugs, taken as a single daily tablet, making it easier for people living with HIV to take their medication.68 UNAIDS estimated that 30 million people had HIV worldwide equating to 16,000 new infections a day.69 In 1999, the WHO announced that AIDS was the fourth biggest cause of death worldwide and number one killer in Africa.
An estimated 33 million people were living with HIV and 14 million people had died from AIDS since the start of the epidemic.70 In July, UNAIDS negotiated with five pharmaceutical companies to reduce antiretroviral drug prices for developing countries.71 In September, the United Nations adopted the Millennium Development Goals which included a specific goal to reverse the spread of HIV, malaria and TB.72 In June 2001, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly called for the creation of a "global fund" to support efforts by countries and organisations to combat the spread of HIV through prevention, treatment and care including buying medication.73 After generic drug manufacturers, such as Cipla in India, began producing discounted, generic forms of HIV medicines for developing countries, several major pharmaceutical manufacturers agreed to further reduce drug prices.