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Number of people living with HIV worldwide unchanged since 2012

Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Students paste red ribbons on a window to mark World AIDS Day.
LONDON -- The number of people living with HIV worldwide has remained virtually unchanged in the past two years and AIDS-related deaths are at their lowest since peaking almost a decade ago, according to a report from the United Nations AIDS agency released Wednesday. Officials declared that ending the AIDS epidemic is possible even though they acknowledged...

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World AIDS Day 2013: For the countless many, gone too soon

Sunday, December 1, 2013
Thirty-two years ago, on June 5, in 1981, the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta published a report of five cases of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) among previously healthy young men in Los Angeles. All of the men were described as “homosexuals” — two had...

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UN criticized for HIV, human rights event in country that bars entry to gays

Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Gay rights activists blasted the United Nations on Tuesday for organizing a book launch in Trinidad to talk about HIV and human rights in the Caribbean, noting the island bars entry to homosexuals.

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