November #29 : Shalala Infections

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Table of Contents

Elizabeth Taylor Tells the Truth

S.O.S.

Letters to the Editor-November 1997

The Last Auction Hero

Suicide Ride

Twisted Sisters

Kiss Hysteria

French Toast

Code Blue

Coffee Talk

A Spot of Pot

Shalala Infections

Child’s Play

Hurray for Hollywood!

Say What - November 1997

Obituaries - November 1997

Tribute - Nigel Finch

True Brit

Baste Not, Want Not

Suicide Watch

Passage From India



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 1997

Shalala Infections

With the ban on federal funding for needle-exchange still in effect, philanthropist George Soros gave a shot in the arm to syringe swaps nationwide. The harm-reduction hero threw down $1 million for sterile syringes. Soros, who contributed the same amount to 1996’s California and Arizona medical marijuana initiatives, told The New York Times that his donation will “save the most lives” of all his endeavors. He challenged feds to “respect scientific evidence” that exchanges curb the spread of HIV. Meanwhile, back on the street

1997 (as of September 30): 1,682
Total (since Jan. 1, 1993): 10,235


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