November #96 : Briefs - by Mubarak Dahir and Alex MacDonald

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Reversal of Fortune

Worlds Apart

There She Is...

Trial and Trial Again

Closing the Gap

African Bandstand

Pharma Adapts to ADAP

Stone Cold Killing

Hyper Activists

Who Gives a Fund?

Talkin' Turkey

Milestones

Can You Hear Me Now?

RETROPOZ: It Happened in November

Shout Out

Say What?

Paris is for HIVers

World on a (Shoe)string

Paris Scope: 6 Quick Picks from IAS

Bone UP

Bone Appétit

Guiding Light?

Quick Study: HPV and HAART

Heeling Power

Warning Signs

Drama Queen

Can Your Inner Ham

Burn, BABY, Burn

Mailbox

Sunshine State

Briefs



Most Popular Lessons

The HIV Life Cycle

Shingles

Herpes Simplex Virus

Syphilis & Neurosyphilis

Treatments for Opportunistic Infections (OIs)

What is AIDS & HIV?

Hepatitis & HIV


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November 2003

Briefs

by Mubarak Dahir and Alex MacDonald

STONE COLD KILLING

An Indian women’s group claims stigma and fear killed a 30-year-old widow with HIV in Andhra Pradesh state in July. Women’s Initiative said neighbors stoned Munnuswamy Ponnamma to death and burned her body—along with a bench and mango tree she’d touched. Police say AIDS, not stoning, killed her; advocates cry cover-up.
-Mubarak Dahir



HYPER ACTIVISTS

AIDS dissident David Pasquarelli and varsity gadfly Michael Petrelis pled “no contest” July 30 to misdemeanor charges for harassing and threatening San Francisco journalists, researchers and public officials. The duo spent 72 days in jail while awaiting bail, and the court gave both three years’ probation and a complex array of restraining orders.
-Alex MacDonald



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