Bono, frontman for the Dublin-based
rock band U2, has praised the United States' response to the AIDS
The 55-year-old singer-songwriter is a
co-founder of the (RED) Campaign, which raises awareness and funds to
help eliminate HIV/AIDS in Africa.
Bono told the AP that the best “good
news story that nobody knows” about is the millions of lives the
U.S. has saved.
“Do Americans know what you've pulled
off? You walk down the street, nobody knows of the 15 million lives
that have been saved. The majority have been saved by American
said at a (RED)/ONE event.
“You're really good at beating
yourselves up about what's wrong in America, what you don't do. This
is what you've done that is truly, utterly great. This is the best
good news story that nobody knows,” he added.