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  • As Elton John’s band played on during the latest International Aids Society conference in July in Washington, President Barack Obama kept his distance, hosting a select political gathering a short distance away in the White House.

    November 29, 2012
    Financial Times
  • Ambitious plans to curtail the spread of AIDS by promoting male circumcision have fallen far short of organizers’ hopes, particularly in Africa.

    November 29, 2012
    Washington Times
  • AIDS is alive and well in a new generation of teenagers and young adults, most of them young men, who are having risky sex, often fueled by drugs or alcohol, US officials said Tuesday.

    November 27, 2012
    NBC News
  • The AIDS advocacy group AVAC says 2013 will be a critical year for ending the epidemic. The group has released its annual report that calls for an ambitious pace of funding, implementation and research.

    November 27, 2012
    Voice of America
  • With this year’s AVAC report—Achieving the End: One Year and Counting—we’re setting the clock on the global drive to end the AIDS epidemic.

    November 27, 2012
    POZ
  • A new report on the global AIDS epidemic shows a more than 50% drop in new HIV infections across 25 countries over the last 10 years.

    November 21, 2012
    Mail & Guardian (South Africa)
  • New infections with HIV have dropped by half in the past decade in 25 poor and middle-income countries, many of them in Africa, the continent hardest hit by AIDS, the United Nations said Tuesday.

    November 20, 2012
    New York Times
  • Risky sexual behaviour is continuing around the globe and even increasing in some countries, threatening to derail efforts to stop or slow transmission of the HIV virus and end the AIDS epidemic, according to an authoritative UN report.

    November 20, 2012
    Guardian
  • Progress in the fight against the HIV/AIDS pandemic is "quickening," according to the United Nations agency charged with the battle.

    November 20, 2012
    MedPage Today
  • Record progress in reducing the number of new HIV infections and lowering the numbers of people dying from AIDS-related causes indicate that the end of AIDS is "entirely feasible". But the epidemic is not over in any part of the world, and is gaining pace in some.

    November 20, 2012
    IRIN

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