President Bush on Wednesday asked Congress for $30 billion to renew and double the funding to combat the global spread of AIDS, calling the disease a "modern-day plague."…
By PBS NewsHour
Bulgarian and European Union officials condemned the death sentences handed down Tuesday by a Libyan court to six foreign medical workers for intentionally infecting children with HIV.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni's statement that condoms are an "improvisation, not a solution" in the fight against AIDS sparked debate Monday at the global AIDS conference in Bangkok.
The United Nations and other organizations said Tuesday they will use their resources to help people in poor countries get AIDS drugs through agreements with generic drug manufacturers.
In a major policy change for President Thabo Mbeki's government, South African officials Thursday unveiled a program to distribute free AIDS drugs, ending its long-standing opposition to providing anti-retrovirals.
Canada introduced legislation Thursday designed to allow companies to sell low-cost versions of expensive AIDS drugs to poor nations.
The international response to AIDS will leave the United Nations' prevention and treatment goals unmet unless efforts to combat the disease are significantly ramped up.
The U.S. Senate passed a $15 billion White House-backed bill on Friday aimed at slowing the AIDS pandemic ravaging the developing world in what one senator called "the greatest humanitarian crisis in the 21st century."…
The first AIDS vaccine to be tested on humans failed to prevent HIV infection in the general population but may protect blacks and Asians in the U.S. and Europe, vaccine-maker VaxGen Inc. said late Sunday.
With more than 40 million people worldwide infected with HIV, the virus's toll on Africa is worsening and an AIDS epidemic is poised to explode in Asia, a U.N. report warned Tuesday.
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