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“AIDS”

Oct 2, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Colonial rule in Africa, urban growth, railway travel, unsterilized needles and other factors all helped create the perfect storm leading to the HIV/AIDS pandemic.
Sep 25, 2014 05:11 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A visitor to Seattle says a stranger attacked him with an AIDS-infected needle, but it may be an urban legend. Continue reading →
Jul 22, 2014 09:24 AM ET
The new pill Truvada might seem like the closest thing to an actual HIV vaccine, but not so fast, says Trace Dominguez. The CDC isn't even recommending it to the general public.
Jul 11, 2014 09:10 AM ET // AFP
Girl's story had raised hopes that, with strong anti-retroviral drugs shortly after birth, young children born HIV-positive could be cured.
Oct 23, 2013 05:00 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
A 3-year-old Mississippi child born with HIV stopped treatment 18 months ago -- and is still free of active infection. Continue reading →
Sep 13, 2013 01:28 PM ET
Scientists in Oregon have made a major leap toward curing HIV, one of the worst and most feared diseases humanity has ever faced. Anthony explains what they've achieved and what it might mean for the millions battling this disease around the world.
Sep 12, 2013 03:20 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Researchers hope an HIV/AIDS vaccine candidate could completely clear the AIDS-causing virus from the body. Continue reading →
Mar 21, 2013 07:03 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Traditional belief in magic and witchcraft contributes to misconceptions and the spread of HIV in Africa. ->
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