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UNAIDS Report: Eight Million Lives Saved Globally Since Year 2000

NBC News reports: The world has made “extraordinary progress” against AIDS, slashing the rate of new infections by more than a third and saving nearly 8 million lives since 2000, a new report finds. Fifteen years of work to make sure more people get drugs that can keep them healthy and keep them from infecting others has had spectacular effects …

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Anti-Gay Laws = Higher AIDS Rates

The head of the United Nations agency on AIDS says that rates of new infections are higher in countries that have repressive laws against homosexuality. New HIV infections are increasing among homosexuals, drug users and prostitutes who don’t seek help because of laws that criminalize these practices, the head of the U.N. AIDS agency said Monday. Michel Sidibe, the head …

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