Magazine Prints Cover with HIV+ Blood and Ink

In an effort to raise awareness and get the public talking about HIV and AIDS again, Vangardist magazine, a progressive men’s magazine in Vienna, Austria, mixed HIV positive blood with ink for the cover of their latest printed copies.

The magazine claims approximately 100,000 readers a month. With this month’s issue, 3,000 of those readers will receive a special copy that features a cover printed with a mix of blood tested positive with the HIV virus and ink. While this sounds horrifying to most, the magazine editor Flávio Pentagna Guimarães BMG assures it’s readers that the copies are 100 percent safe to touch and read due to the fact that the HIV virus can not survive more than 30 minutes outside of the body.

HIV continues to be the sixth largest cause of death in the world, it kills 1.5 million people every year.

One Response to "Magazine Prints Cover with HIV+ Blood and Ink"

  • The fundamental message they would like to depict with this issue is that it’s alright to hold somebody with HIV, and breaking the shame that accompanies having gotten the infection. It is a very delicate way for best essay service to be able understand all that is needed which might have been able to help them organize everything from the start to the finish too.

    1 Ashley Holland said this (May 11, 2018 at 11:09 am) Reply

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