As health secretary Donna Shalala donned a milk moustache to promote a healthier America, Clinton’s AIDS council had a cow, publicly mooing her -- and the prez -- for “political treatment of a public health issue that is killing people.” Fed up by the dairy queen’s refusal to fund syringe swaps, in March the council unanimously voiced “no confidence” in the administration’s commitment to prevent new HIV infections.


1998 (as of March 31): 2,991

Since January 1, 1993: 11,544