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About 500 People Test Positive for HIV in Pakistani District

About 500 People Test Positive for HIV in Pakistani District

By Muhammad Farooq | May 17
A local physician who has AIDS has since been arrested and is being investigated for possibly intentionally infecting patients.

Drugmaker Will Donate Meds for US Push to End HIV Epidemic

Drugmaker Will Donate Meds for US Push to End HIV Epidemic

May 10
The Health and Human Services Department announced Thursday that California-Based Gilead Sciences Inc. has agreed to donate medications that reduce the risk of HIV transmission for up to 200,000 people a year.

Head of Embattled UNAIDS to Leave Post Immediately

Head of Embattled UNAIDS to Leave Post Immediately

May 9
The United Nations' AIDS agency said Wednesday its executive director is leaving the post immediately, following allegations he mishandled sexual assault claims at the agency that is tasked with helping end the HIV epidemic.

AIDSWatch: An Advocate's Story

AIDSWatch: An Advocate's Story

May 4
A syringe exchange program facilitator and harm reduction specialist shares her story about advocating in Washington, DC.

US 'Concerned' Over Misused Funds Allegations at UNAIDS

US 'Concerned' Over Misused Funds Allegations at UNAIDS

By Maria Cheng and Jamey Keaten | Apr 17
The U.S. government has expressed concern about allegations of misused funds at the U.N.'s AIDS agency after a report by The Associated Press this week revealed ongoing financial and sexual misconduct problems at the agency.

Arizona Governor Signs Repeal of HIV/AIDS Instruction Law

Arizona Governor Signs Repeal of HIV/AIDS Instruction Law

By Bob Christie | Apr 12
Arizona's Republican governor quickly signed a bill Thursday repealing a 1991 state law that had barred HIV and AIDS instruction that "promotes a homosexual lifestyle."

Arizona House Votes to Repeal HIV/AIDS Instruction Law

Arizona House Votes to Repeal HIV/AIDS Instruction Law

By Bob Christie | Apr 11
Arizona lawmakers on Wednesday took a major step toward repealing a 1991 law that bars HIV and AIDS instruction that "promotes a homosexual lifestyle," a move prompted by the filing of a lawsuit by LGBT groups.

Autopsy: Migrant Detainee Died from AIDS Complications

Autopsy: Migrant Detainee Died from AIDS Complications

By Russell Contreras | Apr 10
A Honduran transgender migrant, whose 2018 death while in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement sparked protests and calls for an investigation, died of a rare disorder that developed quickly due to AIDS, according to an autopsy.

LGBTQ Groups Sue Arizona Over HIV/AIDS Instruction Law

LGBTQ Groups Sue Arizona Over HIV/AIDS Instruction Law

Apr 2
LGBT groups sued Arizona last week, asking a federal judge to strike down a state law prohibiting HIV and AIDS instruction that "promotes a homosexual lifestyle."

LGBT Groups Sue Arizona Over HIV/AIDS Instruction Law

LGBT Groups Sue Arizona Over HIV/AIDS Instruction Law

Mar 29
LGBT groups sued Arizona Thursday asking a federal judge to strike down a state law prohibiting HIV and AIDS instruction that "promotes a homosexual lifestyle."

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