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McCroy, Winnie. "ACT UP protests anti-gay laws at NYC's Ugandan Consulate." Edge San Francisco. March 6, 2014.

"FSN reports." Feature Story News. March 5, 2014.

McNeil, Donald G. "Injections providing protection against AIDS in monkeys, studies find." New York Times. March 4, 2014.

Marchione, Marilynn. "Studies show big promise for HIV prevention drug." Associated Press. March 4, 2014.

DeCapua, Joe. "Quicker action needed on HIV prevention." Voice of America. December 9, 2013.

"Analysis: How to prepare for an HIV/AIDS vaccine?" IRIN. October 23, 2013.

Katz, Ingrid T., et al. "PEPFAR in transition—Implications for HIV care in South Africa." The New England Journal of Medicine. October 10, 2013.

"Charting success in battling AIDS." New York Times. October 7, 2013.

Glazek, Christopher. "Why is no one on the first treatment to prevent HIV?" The New Yorker. October 1, 2013.

"AVAC evaluates range of vaccine trials across the world." Edge on the Net. September 27, 2013.

"HIV rates reach historic low in children." MSNBC. September 23, 2013.

"Uganda rejects HIV prevention tool on moral grounds." IRIN. September 3, 2013.

"Experts urge renewed push on US-Thai HIV vaccine." Agence France Presse. August 29, 2013.

Warren, Mitchell. "HIV prevention R&D funding in 2012: Is the end of the epidemic at risk?" Lancet Global Health Blog. July 23, 2013.

Cohen, Bryan. "Investment into HIV prevention research could speed up breakthroughs." Vaccine News Daily. July 5, 2013.

Ramakant, Bobby. "Walk the Talk: New WHO guidelines on HIV treatment and prevention." Asian Tribune. July 3, 2013.

Child, Katherine. "Dead of AIDS in sight." Times (South Africa). June 21, 2013.

Fox, Maggie. Once-a-day pill prevents HIV in drug users." NBC News. June 12, 2013.

Steenhysen, Julie. "US-backed HIV vaccine fails; study halted." Reuters. April 25, 2013.

Pickett, Jim and Warren, Mitchell. "Rectal Microbicides: How do we rethink decades of prevention programs that equated condoms with safer sex and left few other choices?" ACHIEVE. Volume 5, No. 4.

Pettypiece, Shannon. "Gilead drugs to prevent HIV spurned by African women in study." Bloomberg News. March 5, 2013.

"HIV/AIDS: Disappointment in HIV prevention trial." IRIN/PlusNews. March 5, 2013.

McNeil, Donald G. "African trial of HIV drugs fail." New York Times. March 4, 2013.

Malan, Mia. "Study: Daily ARV recommendation is ineffective among HIV-negative African women." Mail & Guardian, South Africa. March 4, 2013.

DeCapua, Joe. "HIV trial yields disappointing results." Voice of America. March 4, 2013.

McShee, Sean. "Ending AIDS, Part 2." South Florida Gay News. February 6, 2013.

Ryan, Benjamin. "Therapeutic Vaccines: Escaping the 'viral escape.'" AIDSMeds. February 5, 2013.

McShee, Sean. "Ending AIDS: A look at the future of prevention." South Florida Gay News. January 30, 2013.


DeCapua, Joe. "Looking ahead to an AIDS-free generation." Voice of America. December 28, 2012.

Piotrowski, Jan. "Science put at heart of US global AIDS strategy." SciDev.Net December 7, 2012.

Tong, Warren. "Matthew Rose: Confessions of an HIV vaccine trial participant." The Body Pro. December 4, 2012.

"Interview: Beginning of the end? Major advances in battle against AIDS." Radio Free Europe. December 2, 2012.

"The POZ 100." POZ. December 2012.

Paulson, Tom. "Without more money, it's the end of the beginning of the end of AIDS." KPLU 88.5. November 30, 2012.

Sindelar, Daisy and Andruschak, Oksana. Global AIDS crisis eases, but not in former Soviet Union." Radio Free Europe. November 30, 2012.

Judem, Emily. "In AIDS fight, is it the beginning of the end?" Global Post. November 30, 2012.

Jack, Andrew. "Biggest obstacle is human behaviour." Financial Times. November 29, 2012.

Wetzstein, Cheryl. "Adult circumcision drive to fight AIDS faces resistance." Washington Times. November 29, 2012.

Fox, Maggie. "CDC: US AIDS epidemic fresh in risk-taking youth." NBC News. November 27, 2012.

DeCapua, Joe. "New Report Outlines Strategy for HIV/AIDS." Voice of America. November 27, 2012.

Warren, Mitchell. "Let's step up the pace." POZ. November 27, 2012.

Wetzstein, Cheryl. "CDC: Youths make up 1 in 4 new HIV cases." Washington Times. November 27, 2012.

Parker, Faranaaz. "AIDS response paying off but more needs to be done." Mail & Guardian, South Africa. November 21, 2012.

McNeil, Donald G. "New HIV cases falling in some poor nations, but treatment still lags." New York Times. November 20, 2012.

Boseley, Sarah. "Risky sexual behaviour threatens to derail AIDS progress, UN report says." Guardian. November 20, 2012.

Smith, Michael. Quicker progress seen in HIV/AIDS fight." MedPage Today. November 20, 2012.

"HIV/AIDS: Despite progress, HIV efforts fall short." IRIN/PlusNews. November 20, 2012.

DeCapua, Joe. "UNAIDS: Sharp drop in new infections." Voice of America. November 20, 2012.

Barton, Antigone. "Good Participatory Practice TB drug trial guidelines lay groundwork for research, use of new treatments." Science Speaks. October 10, 2012.

Judem, Emily. "An invisible issue: The presidential campaign and HIV/AIDS." Global Post, October 8, 2012.

Mkhwanazi, Ayanda. "Male circumcision benefits women too." health-e (South Africa), October 8, 2012.

Warren, Mitchell. "Are we on the verge of an AIDS breakthrough?" HuffPost Live, September 27, 2012.

Warren, Mitchell. "Light shines at the end of the HIV tunnel." Mail & Guardian, South Africa. September 14, 2012.

Smialek, Jeanna and Bennett, Simeon. "Gilead pill can prevent HIV in heterosexuals, CDC guidelines say." Bloomberg News. August 9, 2012.

Kaggwa, Angelo (co-author). Renew commitment to male circumcision." New Vision, Uganda. August 6, 2012

Spokony, Sam. "PrEP approved, insurance coverage unclear." Gay City News. August 1, 2012.

Fox, Maggie. "Circumcision advocate tackles the cringe factor to fight AIDS." NBC News. July 26, 2012.

Brown, David. "Circumcision decreases AIDS risk, but procedure hasn't been fully embraced." Washington Post. July 25, 2012.

Dawson, Stella. "Male circumcision drive falls short in Africa - AIDS campaigners." AlertNet. July 25, 2012.

Barton, Antigone. "Investing in the end of the pandemic: A new era for HIV prevention research & development." Science Speaks. July 23, 2012.

Warren, Mitchell. "Follow the science to the end of the AIDS epidemic." Huffington Post. July 20, 2012.

Malan, Mia. "Voluntary 'snip' tops HIV agenda at AIDS conference." Mail & Guardian. July 20, 2012.

Pettypiece, Shannon and Langreth, Robert. "AIDS deaths drop as global access to HIV drugs expand." Bloomberg News. July 18, 2012.

Johnson, Steve. "Approval of HIV-prevention pill lauded." San Jose Mercury News. July 17, 2012.

Smith, Alex Duval. "Adult circumcision campaign fails in AIDs-plagued Swaziland." Global Post. July 5, 2012.

McNeil, Donald G. "Trial vaccine made some more vulnerable to HIV, study confirms." New York Times. May 18, 2012.

Warren, Mitchell. "The 'best hope' for AIDS vaccine advocacy." Huffington Post. May 17, 2012.

Casi listo el fármaco que previene el contagio de VIH." Peru21. May 11, 2012.

McCarthy, Joanna. "HIV prevention pill gives new hope." ABC Radio Australia. May 11, 2012.

Cairns, Gus. "US regulators vote for approval of PrEP by large majority." aidsmap. May 11, 2012.

Flinn, Ryan and Pettypiece, Shannon. "Risk of unprotected sex debated in Gilead HIV pill review." Bloomberg News. May 9, 2012.

DeCapua, Joe. "New studies on HIV treatment as prevention." Voice of America. April 25, 2012.

Smith, Michael. "HIV prevention studies present tangled web." MedPage Today. March 12, 2012.

McNeil Jr., Donald G. Setback on AIDS drugs is re-evaluated." New York Times. March 8, 2012.

Marcus, Amy Dockser and McKay, Betsy. "Fight over use of HIV drugs." Wall Street Journal. March 7, 2012.

McNeil Jr., Donald G. "AIDS prevention inspires ways to make circumcisions easier." New York Times. January 30, 2012.


"AIDS study called 2011 'breakthrough.'" Voice of America. January 10, 2011.

DeCapua, Joe. "Science: 2011 Breakthrough of the Year." Voice of America. December 28, 2011.

Marchione, Marilynn. "Three big developments make AIDS outlook more hopeful." Brattleboro Reformer. December 26, 2011.

"Gilead seeks to sell HIV drug as a way to prevent infection." Financial Times December 16, 2011.

"The POZ 100: 100 People, Things and Ideas We Love." POZ. December 2011.

Smith, Michael. "Hope for future, fear of failure on World AIDS Day." MedPage Today. December 1, 2011.

Jack, Andrew. "Healthcare: 'Double whammy' for users of hormonal contraceptives." Financial Times. November 30, 2011.

DeCapua, Joe. "Strategy to end AIDS epidemic." Voice of America. November 30, 2011.

Warren, Mitchell. "The goal of an AIDS-free generation: The time to invest in science is now." The Hill's Congress Blog. November 15, 2011.

DeCapua, Joe. "Advocacy group praises Clinton AIDS remarks." Voice of America. November 9, 2011.

Warren, Mitchell. "What ever happened to the AIDS vaccine?" Huffington Post. September 29, 2011.

Alcorn, Keith. "Tenofovir PrEP arm dropped in women's prevention trial." aidsmap. September 29, 2011.

"Vired dropped from women's HIV PrEP study; Truvada evaluation continues." POZ & AIDSMEDS. September 29, 2011.

Cohen, Jon. "A dizzying second twist in trial of anti-HIV drugs as preventatives." ScienceInsider. September 28, 2011.

Gray, Glenda and Warren, Mitchell. "Long hard road to finding HIV vaccine." The Star (South Africa). September 26, 2011.

DeCapua, Joe. "AIDS vaccine conference ends with eye to the future." Voice of America. September 15, 2011.

"China sets more funds for HIV research." China Daily. September 15, 2011.

DeCapua, Joe. "Scientists gather for AIDS vaccine in 2011." Voice of America. September 9, 2011.

Roehr, Bob. "Prevention orgs issue call to action." Bay Area Reporter. August 25, 2011.

DeCapua, Joe. "US scientists expand scope of HIV vaccine study." Voice of America. August 11, 2011.

Warren, Mitchell. "AIDS: The next 30 years." Huffington Post. June 9, 2011.

Cortez, Michelle May and Bennett, Simeon. "Glaxo, Gilead AIDS drugs cut transmission to partners by 96%, study shows." Bloomberg News. May 13, 2011.


Smith, Michael. "HIV prevention gathers steam." MedPage Today. December 23, 2010.

Warren, Mitchell. "No Turning Back: Pursuing the promise of HIV prevention." Huffington Post. December 1, 2010.

Hoffman, Regan. "The POZ 100." POZ Magazine. December 2010.

McNeil, Donald G. "Daily pill greatly lowers AIDS risk, study finds." New York Times. November 23, 2010.

McNeil, Donald G. "New lines of attack in HIV prevention." New York Times. November 10, 2010.

Keeton, Claire. "SA leads way in anti-HIV tests." Times LIVE. 26 May 2010.

McCullom, Rod. AIDS researchers eye flurry of promising vaccine developments." Colorlines. May 26, 2011.

McCullom, Rod. "Equal access to HIV treatment could finally slow the black epidemic." Colorlines. May 19, 2011.

Ramakant, Bobby. "State of the ART of microbicides to prevent HIV." Modern Ghana. 14 May 2010.

Warren, Mitchell. "Ending AIDS: Grounds for despair, cynicism or hope?" Huffington Post. 17, May 2010.

Bennett, Simeon and Randall, Tom. "Will an AIDS pill a day keep the virus away?" Bloomberg Businessweek. 1 April 2010.

Bennett, Simeon and Randall Tom. "AIDS ‘next big thing’ rests on study of Gilead prevention pill." Bloomberg News. 1 April 2010.

Interview with RBC's Jason Kantor and Mitchell Warrew. Bloomberg News. Available online here.


Fox, Maggie. "US rolls back AIDS drug prevention trial in Botswana." Reuters. 17 December 2009.

McNeil, Donald G. "AIDS prevention gel fails in trial, researchers say." New York Times. 14 December 2009.

Mertens, Maggie. "A gel against HIV fails, disappointing researchers." National Public Radio. 14 December 2009.

Warren, Mitchell. "Celebrating the possible in the fight against AIDS." Huffington Post. 30 November 2009.

Alcorn, Keith. "Thai HIV vaccine study: modest effect is real, argue researchers." aidsmap. 20 October 2009.

Alcorn, Keith. "AIDS vaccine study reassures skeptics." Science Magazine. 20 October 2009.

Naik, Guatam and Schoofs, Mark. "Data call into question HIV study results." Wall Street Journal. 12 October 2009.

McNeil, Donald G. "For first time, AIDS vaccine shows some success." New York Times. 24 September 2009.

Marchione, Marilynn. "A world first: Vaccine helps prevent HIV infection." 
Associated Press. September 24, 2009.

McNeil, Donald G Jr. "New web site seeks to fight myths about circumcision and H.I.V." New York Times. 3 March 2009.

Lauerman, John. "Indevus' sex gel shows first AIDS protection in women." Bloomberg News. 9 February 2009.


Itano, Nicole. "Can HIV infection be prevented with a once-daily pill?" Scientific American. 1 December 2008.

Altman, Lawrence K. "Researchers look to pill, taken daily, to avert H.I.V." New York Times. 4 August 2008.

Lauerman, John. "Circumcision clinic has African men lining up to prevent AIDS." Bloomberg News. 1 August 2008.

Check, Erika. "HIV vaccine trial cancelled." Nature News. 18 Jul 2008.

Chase, Marilyn. "AIDS vaccine testing at crossroads." Wall Street Journal. 26 March 2008.

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