“We owe it to this generation to be able to eradicate this once and for all.”
Newly engaged royal couple Prince Harry and his fiancé Meghan Markle are recognizing World AIDS Day today in Nottingham.
They attended the #SeeRed event put together by the Terrence Higgins Trust organization.
The couple addressed the crowd, both wearing red ribbons to commemorate the occasion.
“We mustn’t be complacent. We’ve got everything here: all the equipment, all the testing ability,” Prince Harry said: “We owe it to this generation to be able to eradicate this once and for all.”
Following in his mother Princess Diana's footsteps, Prince Harry has been a powerful activist on HIV/AIDS issues.
Last year the Prince went on Facebook Live to get his blood drawn, imploring everyone to get tested for HIV themselves.
"So whether you're a man, woman, gay, straight, black or white — even ginger — why wouldn't you come and have a test?" Harry said at the time.
He also said in The Times, “If you’re not going to get tested for yourself and you’re not going to go and get tested for your loved ones that you could possibly infect, then… I don’t know if it’s a selfish thing to say or not, but if you respect what my mother stood for, go and get tested for her."