Red ribbons were created for participants during the World AIDS Day event held at the Central Oregon Justice Center in December. Ryan Brennecke / The Bulletin
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Zachary Richard, who is HIV-positive and works as a volunteer for the county health department, often speaks with groups about HIV. Ryan Brennecke / The Bulletin
Image courtesy Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
An electron microscope image shows HIV-1 budding (in green) from a cultured lymphocyte. Researchers have made great progress in understanding the science of HIV, but less progress in combating the stigma that drives it.
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Susan McCreedy, an HIV specialist with Deschutes County Health Services, makes some opening comments during the World AIDS Day event at the Central Oregon Justice Center in December.