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12/12
The Observer
YOUNG STILL IGNORANT P Forty per cent of British 11-year olds have never heard of Aids, according to a study which shows young people are becoming worryingly more ignorant..
12/12
The Guardian
CHINA WAKES UP P Epidemic fear forces more openness, but stigma remains. China may have 10mil HIV or Aids cases within the next decade, a senior UN official warned yesterday
12/12
REUTERS
OLDER PATIENTS P Today, at 66 years old, Fowler is deep into her new life's work, running the National Association on HIV Over 50 speaking around the country about being older and infected with a virus that is stigmatized as...
12/12
REUTERS
U.S. SENATE $ P The US Senate on Wednesday night approved $415 million in international aid next year geared toward prevention and treatment of HIV and AIDS.
12/12
REUTERS
ELTON JOHN P Sting, Bon Jovi and Matchbox Twenty are among the names that will team up with Elton John for his annual benefit concert for the Elton John AIDS Foundation December 12th a the Universal Amp.
12/12
REUTERS
STEREOTYPES P This year's World AIDS Campaign will focus on challenging cultural perceptions of masculinity that contribute to the spread of HIV and AIDS worldwide, according to the United Nations.
12/12
REUTERS
ASIAN DANGER PS The spread of AIDS in Asia risks rising exponentially unless renewed prevention efforts are undertaken in the next few years, health experts told a regional conference on Saturday.
12/10
REUTERS
HONG KONG VIDEO P A Hong Kong AIDS awareness group has launched the most candid publicity campaign yet in the territory--an explicit video about the dangers of having sex with prostitutes across the border in mainland China.
11/15
NYTIMES
STRESS PS Stress, long thought to play a role in many diseases, appears to be an ally of the AIDS virus in its attack on the immune system, researchers said this week.
11/15
LATIMES
RUSSIA HIGHEST P Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union now have the fastest-rising rates of HIV infection in the world
11/15
REUTERS
ASIA-PACIFIC MINISTERS P While world attention is focused on the crisis caused by the deadly attacks on the United States, Asia-Pacific ministers warned on Wednesday that HIV/AIDS also posed a serious threat of destabilisation.
11/15
REUTERS
RISKY BEHAVIOR P - Women who were physically, verbally or sexually abused as children are more likely to engage in dangerous sexual behaviors as adults...
11/15
REUTERS
MULTINATIONALS P A consortium of multinational corporations has released a report encouraging companies doing business in Africa to make the fight against HIV and AIDS part of their business plans.
11/15
BBC NEWS
COMPLACENCY P HIV awareness campaigns were run in the 1980s MPs are concerned that the public has become too complacent about the continuing threat posed by HIV and Aids
11/15
365Gay.com
CONDUMS P In a controversial move, South Africa has given more than 100,000 census takers condoms to carry with them as they make their rounds.
10/31
TIMES-PICAYUNE
SENEGAL SETS EXAMPLE PS While other African heads of state were debating whether HIV causes AIDS or whether the disease would infect anybody other than gay men, the government of Senegal was going about the much more important business of protecting its citizens from the virus.
10/31
THE AGE
5 MILLION MAY DIE PS A devastating report on AIDS, suppressed by the South African Government because it identifies the disease as the country's largest killer and predicts millions more deaths.
10/17
REUTERS
S. AFRICA'S BIGGEST KILLER PS The MRC report, initially blocked by Mbeki's cabinet, said that without government intervention or a change in sexual behavior, HIV and AIDS would account for 66% of all deaths by 2010.
10/05
REUTERS
UN SEC. GENERAL P UNITED NATIONS - UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan met with top officials of seven major drug companies on Thursday to renew efforts to bring down the cost of treating AIDS in the world's poorest countries, a spokesman said.
10/05
AP
ASIAN CONFERENCE P MELBOURNE, Australia - Delegates at an AIDS conference warned governments in Asia and the Pacific on Friday that they can no longer ignore an epidemic that has infected 6.4 million people in the region and is spreading quickly.
10/05
AP
DRUG DELIVERY P BASEL, Switzerland - With AIDS drug prices slashed for the poorest countries, the problem now is how to get the vital medicine delivered to people with the disease, the head of Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche said Friday.
10/04
AP
AIDS IN ASIA P After more than a decade of relatively low rates of infection, the HIV/AIDS epidemic has begun spreading rapidly through Asia and the Pacific region, according to a report released Thursday.
10/04
REUTERS
ASIAN EPIDEMIC P Prostitutes in China, Indonesia and Vietnam are falling victim to "explosive'' AIDS epidemics which will spread to their customers' wives and girlfriends, a U.N.-funded report said on Thursday.
10/02
FREEP
PUBLIC ENEMY P Few issues are more important than the growing numbers of people  who are contracting the virus that causes AIDS.
10/02
REUTERS
NIGERIA P Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has approved the setting up of an agency to coordinate government efforts to contain the spread of HIV/AIDS in his country, officials said on Wednesday.
10/01
GUARDIAN
TANZANIA TROOPS PS A company owned by the South African government has been testing an HIV/Aids treatment made from burnt coal on Tanzanian soldiers without the approval of the Tanzanian authorities.
10/02
MONITOR
SWAZI KING P Swazi King revives tradition to fight AIDS.   King Mswati III of Swaziland orders girls to wear 'tassels of chastity' on their heads. Violators face a one-cow fine.
10/01
PLANETOUT
OREGON REQUIRES P On Monday Oregon became the latest state to require doctors to report the names of adult patients who test positive for HIV.
9/28
REUTERS
JAPANESE SCANDAL P A Japanese court on Friday found a former Health Ministry official guilty of negligence in connection with a scandal that exposed thousands to HIV through tainted blood products, but gave him a suspended sentence.
9/27
REUTERS
IV USERS PS Many IV Drug Users with HIV Don't Get Medications - Although the number of HIV-infected injection drug users who take anti-HIV medications is on the increase, many may not be aware they are eligible for treatment with such medications, according to a researchers.
9/27
LA TIMES
NEW DEMOGRAPHICS P Reflecting national trends, the number of new AIDS cases in Los Angeles County--which crested 11 years after the epidemic was officially recognized in 1981--has declined dramatically in recent years. But the disease, which began among gay men, is striking a far broader range of victims.
9/27
HERALD
TO THE NET PB HIV Outreach Taken to Net Chat Rooms - with the AIDS epidemic in its third decade, Cohen and a cadre of national AIDS-prevention advocates are invading chat rooms to get the attention of those most at risk of HIV infection.
9/27
REUTERS
S. AFRICA OPPOSES P The South African government will oppose a court bid by AIDS campaigners to force it to provide drugs that cut mother-to-child HIV transmission at birth,  their Health Minister said.
9/27
GAZETTE
NEEDLE EXCHANGE PS Thanks to a life-saving decision by the Allegheny County Board of Health, the exchange of clean needles for intravenous drug users may soon come out from underground. The likely result would be a reduction in the spread of AIDS and hepatitis.
9/27
LA TIMES
NEVER TOO YOUNG PB Hydeia L. Broadbent, only 16, wages her own fight against the disease that has infected her. She tells people at a church event that it could happen to them.
9/27
LA TIMES
NEW STRATEGIES P New Strategies in AIDS Prevention -  Outreach efforts are adjusted as the disease spreads to more diverse populations. The disease continues to spread increasingly among heterosexuals and minorities.
9/27
ADVOCATE
AIDS GROUP LOSES MILLIONS P New York City AIDS groups have lost millions of dollars due to interrupted services and unexpected costs for emergency food and shelter for their clients in the wake of the September 11 terrorist attacks on the city's World Trade Center
9/26
FRONTIERS
FIGHTING DESPERATION P AIDS treatment in one of the world's hardest hit countries begins with the opening of a unique facility a partnership between two aids organizations, a S. African and AHF.
9/22
AP
LIBYA P Libyan judges put off a verdict in the case of seven foreigners accused of injecting 393 children with the AIDS virus, saying Saturday that they needed more time to study defense arguments.
9/22
IRISH TIMES
COUNSELING PS Early counseling of hemophiliacs diagnosed with HIV and hepatitis C could have limited the psychological damage resulting from their infection, the Lindsay tribunal heard yesterday.
9/21
AP
LAWSUIT PB Federal officials have sued a grocery store on behalf of a 16-year-old who says she was fired from her job bagging groceries because she has the AIDS virus.
9/21
REUTERS
ITALY ACCUSATIONS P An investigation into accusations that former representatives of the Italian Ministry of Health allowed blood products contaminated with HIV to be used despite the availability of tests
9/21
REUTERS
S. AFRICA 5 MIL DEATHS PREDICT P South African insurance actuaries, worried about the impact of AIDS on that industry, said on Friday that five million people could die of AIDS in the next decade if there is no widespread change in sexual behavior or medical intervention.
9/20
FRONTIERS
INSTITUTING CHANGE P By any standard the situation is stark: African-Americans account for 45% of all new AIDS cases in the United States, even though they make up only 12% of the population.
9/20
FRONTIERS
HIV NEGATIVE PB Four HIV-Negative Men Talk About Sex, HIV Testing and Relationships 20 Years Into the AIDS Epidemic
9/19
REUTERS
UK UPSURGE P  A rise in sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the UK could be an early warning sign of an imminent upsurge in new cases of HIV and AIDS, experts warned on Tuesday.
9/19
LA TIMES
ST. LOUIS MAYOR P The mayor ordered the removal of nine taxpayer-funded billboards aimed at raising AIDS awareness, including eight that show two shirtless black men embracing with the caption, "Brothers Loving Brothers Safely."
9/19
LA TIMES
BIOTECH FEUD PS A biotechnology company founded by Jonas Salk ended its multimillion-dollar feud Tuesday with the University of California, San Francisco
9/19
LA TIMES
S.A. DRUGS TOO EXPENSIVE P Although pharmaceutical companies have cut the price of AIDS medication, South Africa still cannot afford to provide the drugs through the public health system, the health minister said Thursday.
9/19
REUTERS
DRUG COMPANIES COMPLAIN P Leaders of the international pharmaceutical industry warned on Wednesday that research and development into AIDS drugs could dry up if current global trading rules on patents were loosened.
9/19
REUTERS
POSSIBLE PROTECTION PS Because the diaphram protects the cervix and upper reproductive tract, which are vulnerable to infection, it could be an effective HIV prevention method when combined with microbicide, researchers suggest.
9/19
LA TIMES
BRAZIL PROGRAM PS An international medical relief group said Thursday it planned to use Brazil's anti-AIDS program and AIDS drugs -- including locally made copies of patented medicines -- in other developing countries.
9/18
REUTERS
S. AFRICA DEATHS PS South Africa's Medical Research Council said on Tuesday it would release official figures on AIDS-related deaths between 1997 and 2000 by the end of the year.
9/17
REUTERS
TRACKING HIV PS Surveillance systems set up to track the HIV/AIDS epidemic are ``poorly functioning'' or even ''non-existent'' in some 40% of the world's nations, according to an article in a recent issue of the journal AIDS.
9/16
NY TIMES
CHINESE FAMILY PB A Chinese Family's Ordeal in a Nation in Denial of AIDS
9/14
PLANETout
BLOOD DONATIONS P Despite wanting to help the victims of this week's terrorism, gay men still cannot donate blood and are being turned away from donation centers.
9/11
LA TIMES
HOUSING P Casa Alegria provides affordable apartments and a caring community in Silver Lake for people suffering from the virus.
9/10
REUTERS
RISKY BEHAVIOR PS Despite concerns that participants in AIDS vaccine trials might feel a false sense of security and engage in more risky sexual behaviors, the results of one study show that most such participants actually reduce such behaviors.
9/10
REUTERS
S. AFRICA TRIALS PS South Africa is ready for its first AIDS vaccine trial, according to Dr. William Makgoba, president of the Medical Research Council in Cape Town.
9/10
REUTERS
DUTCH STUDY PS Only about half of HIV-infected patients in a study published Sunday were found to be taking their antiretroviral drugs according to directions, opening the way to treatment failure and possible drug resistance.
9/10
EGPAF
EGPAF GRANTS P In an attempt to help control the AIDS epidemic in developing nations, the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation announced the creation of the International Leadership Award program
9/10
ADVOCATE
SHARON STONE PB Sharon Stone--who has worked for years to raise funds and visibility for AIDS research, HIV service organizations, and gay rights groups--will make her directing debut this fall with a public service television commercial...
9/08
ADVOCATE
BAPTISTS P Baptist camp bans health conference for teens
9/07
REUTERS
BRAZIL TARGETS OLDER PS Brazil's health ministry said on Thursday it is stepping up efforts to prevent the spread of AIDS among older people with education campaigns and the distribution of condoms.
9/07
ZIMBABWE
FOOD PRODUCTION P AIDS has killed up to seven million people working in agriculture in the 25 hardest-hit African countries, seriously disrupting food production, a conference on sustainable food security heard in Bonn on Tuesday.
9/01
NY TIMES
WOMEN PS "In the past, I never allowed myself to think about having a baby or even look at a baby." said Dr. Prager,  who was infected with H.I.V. 15 years ago after being pricked by a needle residency. "But now, everything has changed, and I suddenly have the opportunity to have a child."
9/01
ADVOCATE
SWEDEN PS The Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control reports that the number of new HIV cases in the country increased by 48% in the first half of 2001 compared with the same period last year.
8/31
REUTERS
DRUG RESISTANT PS By 2005, nearly half of all HIV patients in San Francisco will not respond to drugs now used to treat the disease, due mostly to inaccurate use of those drug regimens by doctors, a study reported on Thursday.
8/30
LA TIMES
CDC FEARS MAJOR RESURGENCE PS "For the last two to three years, we have seen signs that have suggested that there really could be a resurgence" said Dr. Helene Gayle. "Increasingly, the drumbeat is louder and louder . . . that there is cause for real concern." Gayle announced the new data at the second National HIV Prevention Conference in Atlanta.
8/30
LA TIMES
BREEDING GROUNDS FOR HIV PS Prisons are breeding grounds for HIV, but officials ignore problem.
8/30
NY TIMES
CDC CONCERNED PS The declines in the number of Americans contracting AIDS and those dying of the disease are leveling off, signaling a disturbing turning point in the 20-year epidemic, federal health officials said Monday.
8/30
ADVOCATE
PRISONERS PS Former president Bill Clinton, speaking Wednesday at the annual Rainbow/PUSH Coalition convention in Chicago, called for increased HIV prevention, testing, and treatment for U.S. prisoners, the Chicago Tribune reports.
8/30
ADVOCATE
AIDS IN CHINA PS For the first time the Chinese government has admitted that Henan province in central China faces a serious AIDS crisis, BBC News reports.
8/30
ADVOCATE
AIDS PREVENTION CONFERENCE PS Health issues of concern to men who have sex with men, gaps in HIV testing, and the rise of HIV infections in communities of color will be among the topics addressed at the 2001National HIV Prevention Conference, to be held August 12-15 in Atlanta.
8/30
NY TIMES
OZZFEST FIGHTS AIDS PB This is the second year Mr. Abrego has crossed the country with Ozzfest, living with the tour crew and setting up a stand at each of 40 concerts to answer questions about safe sex, distribute free condoms and refer people to volunteers from local organizations for AIDS testing and treatment.
8/30
NY TIMES
A MOTHERS DEFIANCE PB Valerie Emerson had been ready to disappear by the time the judge reached his decision. That's how certain Emerson was that she would lose custody of her son Nikolas--because of her refusal to treat the boy with powerful AIDS drugs. She never wavered.
8/30
FRONTIERS
AIDS COCKTAIL PSB Chris Bennett readily accepted the reality of his own diagnosis in 1993. He was positive he would die, shortly and without question. His whole world, changed when he went on the AIDS cocktail in 1996.
8/15
LA TIMES
A CHILLING PORTRAIT PS The nation's AIDS prevention efforts are hobbled by delayed testing, sporadic safe-sex education from physicians, and continued risky behavior among infected people, according to a series of studies released Tuesday.
7/10
S.F.CHRON
GRANDFATHERS P Grandfathers and Mothers, people from all walks of life with HIV and AIDS traveled from every continent to share their stories Tuesday in moving testimonials that drew an audience of government officials, AIDS experts and U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan.
7/10
S.F.CHRON
UN AIDS CONF CLOSES P In the first global approach to battling a disease, the United Nations adopted an AIDS blueprint Wednesday setting tough targets for reducing infection rates and protecting the rights of people with the virus.
7/10
S.F.CHRON
LOSS OF FRIENDS P Dave Ford, Chronicle staff writer discusses what it was like in the 80's. "It is difficult to convey the sense of shock, grief and loss most of us felt back then. Do you know what it is like to lose half --or all -- of your friendship circle before you're 30? "
7/10
S.F.CHRON
ONLY THE BEGINNING P Two decades into the epidemic, the outbreak of AIDS in America turned out to be just a foreshock, an early warning of a worldwide pandemic the likes of which have not been seen since the Black Death of the Middle Ages, 23,500,000 dead to date!
7/03
S.F.CHRON
POWER OF THE QUILT PB "A few months after Marvin's death, Durant and I made the first two panels of what would become the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt. For the first time since Marvin died, I was able to think and talk about him without unbearable pain. I realized then the power of the Quilt, not only as a memorial but as a call to action, a weapon against AIDS and the parallel epidemic of hysteria, bigotry and hate which it had unleashed."
7/03
S.F.CHRON
A CHANGED WORLD P An excellent article by the medical/science writer of the San Francisco Chronicle discusses the many ways that that AIDS has changed the very fabric of society.
7/03
NY TIMES
AFRICA IN DEBT P Africa with 70% of the worlds AIDS cases are is awash in intl. debt. Countries seek relief at the UN so more funds can be dedicated to the pandemic. If the debt is not canceled, the fight against AIDS in Africa will surely be lost.
7/03
LA TIMES
CORPORATIONS FUND P Moves by corporations outside the pharmaceutical industry to get involved in the AIDS fight have been welcomed at the United Nations. But some activists wonder if the initiatives constitute good will or just good public relations.
7/03
LA TIMES
VOICE OF AFRICA PB A 19 year old Nigerian Girl who found out at 17 she was HIV+ addresses the United Nations "I am the face of HIV/AIDS. There are millions more like me. If you don't act immediately, there will be millions more to come."
7/03
LA TIMES
HOPE AT UN SUMMIT P "The magnitude of the crisis is finally beginning to sink in," said Secretary-General Kofi Annan, who recently declared the issue of AIDS "a personal priority."
6/24
NY TIMES
UN CONFERENCE P Two decades after the first AIDS case was reported, the United Nations on Monday opens a high-level conference to combat the disease killing 5 million adults a year and creating a generation of orphans.
6/24
NY TIMES
HOLBROOKE P Five months after he left the United Nations as the United States ambassador, Richard C. Holbrooke is bounding back into the international arena, this time on behalf of the fight against AIDS.
6/24
LA TIMES
DONATIONS P Gates' pledge of $100 million and other gifts seem to have saved program after it became clear that the U.N. would not be running it.
6/24
ADVOCATE
CONDOMS P A recent survey by the Kaiser Foundation shows that 7 out of 10 Americans favor having condoms advertised on television.
6/21
FRONTIERS
REMEMBRANCE OF AN EPIDEMIC P The late author Paul Monette used to say: "I don't just want a cure. I want all my friends back."  This chronology with pictures will bring tears - well done - another must read.
6/16
ADVOCATE
SAFE SEX COUNSELING PS Safer-sex counseling for gays may backfire.
6/16
ADVOCATE
MORE FEDERAL FUNDS P Minority leaders call for more FED money to fight HIV/AIDS.
6/16
FRONTIERS
SCENES FROM AN EPIDEMIC PB "We still don't know how to fix our broken immune systems."  Jeff Getty, 2001 Quotes and discussions by voices of the past and the present - A true chronology presented in a unique format. A must read!!!
6/16
FRONTIERS
STILL WITH US AFTER 20 YEARS P After 20 Years and Millions of Deaths, We Continue to Grapple With AIDS EXCELLENT CHRONOLOGY/EDITORIAL FROM FRONTIERS NEWS MAG.
6/16
LA TIMES
NEW CORPORATE SPONSORS P Charity: As Tanqueray gin ends support for annual bicycle ride, organizers say several large firms are waiting in the wings.
6/16
LA TIMES
E. EUROPE HIT HARD P Eastern Europe and former Soviet republics are being overwhelmed by a surge in AIDS cases, an organizer of a regional conference on fighting the disease said Wednesday.
6/16
LA TIMES
A DRAMATIC APPROACH P Asian Youth Center in San Gabriel prepares to stage play that teaches teens about AIDS.
6/14
ADVOCATE
NEVER AGAIN P Itís been 20 years since it began, and now the holocaust of AIDS is threatening to decimate a new generation of gay menónot to mention the continent of Africa. How can we not have learned better by now?
6/07
ADVOCATE
H.H. SECRETARY COMMITMENT P Department of Health and Human Services secretary Tommy Thompson on Tuesday affirmed the Bush administrationís commitment to fighting AIDS.
6/07
FRONTIERS
AIDS VACCINE A PROMISE IS NOT ENOUGH PS Efforts to develop an AIDS vaccine are showing renewed promise, but they desperately need increased funding and coordination in order to realize their potential, declared the AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition.
6/06
LA TIMES
NEW STRAGETIES PREVENTION P Disease continues to disproportionately affect gay men, spreading among heterosexuals and minorities. As women, Blacks and Latinos become infected health workers have had to adjust their messages.
6/05
LA TIMES
ALARMING JUMP IN AIDS RATE PS Two decades after the discovery of AIDS, a new government survey suggests gay men and bisexuals too young to remember the disease's explosive first years are contracting it at alarming rates.
6/05
LA TIMES
AIDS WALK - ORANGE COUNTY, CA PB Organizers make red t shirts for those who have HIV to wear in the AIDS walk.  To help those who are infected to stand up and be proud and help overcome prejudice  - Good article written on a personal basis.
6/05
LA TIMES
IGNORANCE 20 YEARS LATER P Stigma, Ignorance Persist After 2 Decades of AIDS
6/05
LA TIMES
A LEGACY OF CHANGE P AIDS has taken a devastating human toll in its first two decades. It has also altered the face of medicine forever.
6/05
LA TIMES
LIFE FOREVER ALTERED BY AIDS P AIDS has taught the nation a searing lesson in dealing with death and cultural taboos.
6/05
LA TIMES
JUST A ROLL OF THE DICE PB 'None of Us Ever Know Why We Are Lucky, Get the Right Roll'.
6/05
LA TIMES
A NEW RESURGENCE PS Federal study of young gay men indicates infection rate is rising. 'We are damned by our own successes,' one official says.
6/05
LA TIMES
YOUNG GAYS CARELESS AGAIN PS Gay men too young to remember the earliest reports of AIDS are now spreading the disease at alarming rates that remind health officials of the explosive first years of the epidemic.
6/05
LA TIMES
AIDS PIONEER REFLECTS PB By Dr. Michael Gottlieb at the time a UCLA researcher who is credited with identifying AIDS - very interesting article.

 

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