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
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
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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.
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.