Recent pieces address how poor single moms survive, harassment of abortion providers, independence for the elderly, and more.
Yesterday, US Secretary of State John Kerry marked the 10th anniversary of the creation of PEPFAR, the US President's Plan for Emergency AIDS Relief.
“Pneumocystis Pneumonia --- Los Angeles,” in the June 5, 1981 edition of the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, was an economical seven paragraph clinical report cataloging five observed cases, accompanied by an explanatory editorial note on the rarity of this fungal disease. It seemed to be nothing out of the ordinary from MMWR, but turned out to be medical literature's first report of the disease we now know as AIDS.
December 1 was World AIDS Day, and this year's theme is "Working Together for an AIDS-Free Generation."
The fact that an International AIDS Conference is happening in the US is a big deal -- and the Washington, DC location is meaningful not only because this is the nation's capital, but because the District has a high rate of HIV infections.
June 5, 1981: CDC reports “the possibility of a cellular-immune dysfunction related to a common exposure”
Thirty years ago today, the CDC’s Morbidity [...]
Today, is World AIDS Day, and while the pandemic continues [...]
In a recent New York Times article, [...]