Hiv Aids

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The HIV "Cure"

Monday, March 04, 2013

A story broke over the weekend about a child born with HIV and then "cured." Kevin Frost, CEO of AmFar, the Foundation for AIDS research, explains the case and what the breakthrough "cure" could mean for the future of HIV/AIDS.

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Seeking an Endgame for AIDS in Black America

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

It took a celebrity to break the silence inside black America about HIV/AIDS. The celebrity was basketball legend, Magic Johnson, who announced that he was HIV-positive back in 1991. Now a new documentary explores what it will take to end the epidemic in the African American community.

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The AIDS Memorial Quilt Turns 25

Wednesday, July 04, 2012

The AIDS Memorial Quilt is celebrating its 25th anniversary this summer and serves as a history of America’s battle with AIDS, and parts of it will hang in hundreds of community centers across the country. A large portion of the quilt is currently on display in the National Mall as part of the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington DC.


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HIV Prevention 30 Years In

Wednesday, June 08, 2011

Demetre Daskalakis, director of the Men's Sexual Health Project and Project 36:00 and assistant professor of medicine at NYU School of Medicine and Bellevue, discusses his HIV prevention work in NYC bathhouses, 36 hour post-exposure prophylaxis, and the state of HIV/AIDS 30 years in.

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Following Up: Bone Marrow Registry

Friday, June 03, 2011

Dr. Willis Navarro, medical director of transplant services for the National Marrow Donor Program, follows up on yesterday's discussion on the role of a bone marrow transplant in the case of a man who had HIV and now does not. 

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Obama's HIV/AIDS Plan

Friday, July 16, 2010

Jonathan Capehart, editorial writer for The Washington Post talks about President Obama's plan to reduce HIV infections by 25% by 2015. And Christine Campbell, vice president for national advocacy and organizing at Housing Works, discusses why Housing Works is disappointed with the plan.

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World AIDS Day: Finding Hope in the Figures

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Today is World AIDS Day... and here in the city, that means the annual reading of the names of those lost to the disease.

The 24-hour vigil is taking place at City Hall Park.

The 24-hour vigil in City Hall Park

The 24-hour vigil ...