AIDS

The U.S. Government Should Stop Discriminating Against Gay Blood Donors—and Start Imitating Mexico
November 16, 2014

Other countries have a better way of protecting the blood supply from HIV/AIDS.

How to Understand the Frailties of Life with HIV? Poetry
November 03, 2014

HIV/AIDS as a subject is best understood as an intensification of the eternal concerns of poetry—mortality, elegy, the difficulty of love.

The First American Ebola Outbreak
The unscientific origins of our obsession with viruses
August 05, 2014

The amazing account of the first Ebola outbreak that nearly went airborne in the U.S.

AIDS Researcher Who Died in Malaysia Airlines Crash Was A Scientific Hero
July 18, 2014

Joep Lange was a leader in efforts to make HIV medications accessible to low-income patients around the world.

Here Is Where You Will Find HIV
Maps are the newest weapon for fighting the epidemic
June 26, 2014

Targeted treatment is the future of care. These maps will help that happen.

The Media Forgets That AIDS Is Still an Epidemic, But Hollywood Doesn't
'The Normal Heart' is a damning indictment of our government's negligence
May 26, 2014

The Normal Heart and Dallas Buyers Club are ushering in a new kind of AIDS film, one that is finally willing to mount a damning indictment of our government's negligence.

Can You Really Compare the AIDS Crises in the U.S. and Western Europe?
The statistical quirks of looking at AIDS across countries
May 16, 2014

The statistical quirks of looking at AIDS across countries.

Why Did AIDS Ravage the U.S. More Than Any Other Developed Country?
Solving an epidemiological mystery
May 12, 2014

The answer is a lot more complicated than saying we're less enlightened than Europe. Solving an epidemiological mystery.

 

There's a Wonder Drug That Prevents HIV Infection. Why Haven't You Heard of It?
December 15, 2013

Two weeks ago, when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued its Mortality and Morbidity Weekly report, many outlets were quick to jump on one specific statistic: that unprotected anal sex among men is up nearly 20 percent from 2005 to 2

The Real Cure for AIDS
The new case for universal HIV screening
August 14, 2013

In March 3, at a conference in Atlanta, a 59-year-old needlepoint expert, former missionary, and specialist in pediatric infectious disease named Hannah Gay announced that she’d found a cure for HIV.

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