News tagged with aids prevention

UN summit adopts AIDS targets amid condom storm

A UN summit on Friday ordered a huge expansion in AIDS treatment, but sparked protests by the Vatican and some Muslim nations over its endorsement of condoms and calls to help prostitutes, gays and drug users.

Jun 11, 2011
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Transplant patient got AIDS from new kidney

(AP) -- A transplant patient contracted AIDS from the kidney of a living donor, in the first documented case of its kind in the U.S. since screening for HIV began in the mid-1980s.

Mar 17, 2011
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1 in 22 blacks will get HIV, CDC report says

(AP) -- Health officials estimate that 1 in 22 black Americans will be diagnosed with the AIDS virus in their lifetime - more than twice the risk for Hispanics and eight times that of whites.

Oct 14, 2010
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CDC: One-third of sex ed omits birth control

(AP) -- Almost all U.S. teens have had formal sex education, but only about two-thirds have been taught about birth control methods, according to a new government report released Wednesday.

Sep 15, 2010
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