Television host Ricki Lake has
applauded Charlie Sheen for raising awareness about HIV, the virus
that causes AIDS.
Last month, Sheen told Today
show anchor Matt Lauer that he's HIV-positive.
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“I think it was incredibly brave of
[Sheen],” Lake told Entertainment Tonight. “Anytime we
can raise awareness. And for him to come out as he did and the fact
that he said that he's been on treatment since the point of
diagnosis. It's very hard to transmit the disease when you're on
Lake is involved in Treatment for All,
a campaign to increase the number of people in treatment shortly
The campaign kicks off with the
Treatment for All documentary on Facebook.