Today is World AIDS Day, and thereâs no shortage of coverage in the blogosphere. Christy Hardin Smith at Firedoglake combines links to news stories with her own reflections, and Izzy at Unbossed remembers 1982, before they called it AIDS. Michael Bernstein and Nandini Oomman of Global Health Policy report from the World AIDS Day Event in Nairobi, and Christine Gorman of TIMEâs Global Health Update links to photos and stories of people living with AIDS.
On other topics:
Mike the Mad Biologist warns against focusing on water and sanitation improvement to the exclusion of cholera vaccination programs.
Page Rockwell of Broadsheet considers the mixed messages for women of childbearing age in this weekâs New York Times.
Tim Lambert at Deltoid responds to Bjorn Lomborgâs âDDT banâ claim.
Harsha Thirumurthy of Global Health Policy discusses how universities can use their research to improve access to medicine in developing countries.
Andrew Leonard at How the World Works explores the implications Thailandâs move to make a generic version of a patented AIDS drug for a US-Thai free trade agreement.
Jordan Barab at Confined Space is keeping on top of BP’s workplace safety problems.
Any other not-to-be-missed blog posts on public health or environmental topics? Leave them in the comments.