AIDS

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How a typo created a scapegoat for the AIDS epidemic

A 1984 study planted the seed that would lead the media to falsely demonize Gaëtan Dugas as Patient Zero of an epidemic that would kill more than 700,000 people in North America
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To win the fight against AIDS, we must end the war on drugs

Opinion: Injection drugs remain a key driver of the global HIV epidemic—and to solve it, we have to reform drug criminalization
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Does PrEP, an HIV-preventing drug, make sense for gay men?

PrEP is being sold as a way to give gay men peace of mind—but it may not be as risk-free or socially responsible as it seems
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For the record: World AIDS Day

’An opportunity for us to unite with the global community to raise awareness about HIV and AIDS’
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The science is in. And Insite works.

Top researchers gather to learn how Vancouver’s safe injection site has made B.C. a medical world-beater—and a political pariah
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Can mass HIV testing really end AIDS?

Science-ish examine’s B.C.’s proposal
Professor Pirk, doctor Urban and suture nurse Vapenkova perform a heart surgery at the IKEM in Prague

Should we make surgeons get tested for HIV, hep B and hep C?

Science-ish looks at the evidence on infected doctors