In 1991, basketball star "Magic" Johnson announced he was HIV positive and told his fans he was retiring from the Los Angeles Lakers. He had been on the team for 12 years. He became one of the first public figures to come forward as HIV positive. Now, 34 million people live with HIV worldwide according to the World Health Organization. What’s more shocking? In 2011 alone, 2.5 million people became newly infected with HIV.