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Born to be Wild

Locked Up in Limbo

Amazing Grace

Chai Guy

Catching Up With...Ruby Amagwula

Desperately Seeking Separatists

Hack vs. Hacker

LA Snuff Film

Dole Banana Peel

Say What

Feel Like a Nuttall

Caps Are On

What Dubya Stands For

The Disability Dis

Emotional Rescue

The End of L’Affaire



Mother Inferior

Not for Adults Only

Get Over It

Lipo Handles

Topic of Cancer

Success Sucks

A Load of Fit

Thanks for the Complement

A Loaded Question

Message in a Bottle

Regarding Henry



Source of a Different Color

Mom's Recipe

Three Penny Opera

Letters to the Editor September 1999

Say What!

Woody Cheers on Rx Marijuana

Feel Like a Nuttall

Digest This



Not for Adults Only

Success Sucks

Facts Behind the Fix

Most Popular Lessons

The HIV Life Cycle


Herpes Simplex Virus

Syphilis & Neurosyphilis

Treatments for Opportunistic Infections (OIs)

What is AIDS & HIV?

Hepatitis & HIV

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September 1999

Digest This

by Gabi Horn

Controversy rocked Roman Catholic Brazil June 15 when top AIDS official Pedro Chequer proposed implementing sex-education (including condom instruction) in preschools.
Hospital mortuaries in Zimbabwe began operating around the clock in June to meet the country’s 240-deaths-a-day AIDS toll.

Seven in 10 teachers in Swaziland have HIV, the South African Press Agency reported on May 13.

AIDS will not be curbed unless global condom use triples—to 24 billion a year, predicted a Johns Hopkins University report this spring.

Seven industrialized democracies agreed at a June 11 summit meeting to wipe out $127 billion in loans owed by the 33 poorest nations if they earmark funds for HIV prevention.

This spring scientists in Tokyo engineered the first HIV-infected mouse.

On June 15 the city health com-mission nixed gay activists’ hopes of lifting a 15-year standing ban on San Francisco’s bathhouses.

A federal investigation in June found drug-store chain Rite Aid guilty of shelving expired products, including four-year-old condoms, in 50 of its California stores.

A judge ordered a York, South Carolina man on May 12 to pay his ex $5 million for infecting her with HIV.

The U.S. Depart-ment of Health and Human Services sent Crisis Response Teams to 11 U.S. cities in June in a $156 million effort to combat HIV in minority communities.

ADAP, the AIDS Drug Assistance Program, an-nounced in June a $113 million deficit for 1999 and an additional $90.2 million anticipated for 2000.

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