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New Year, New Possibly Discriminatory HIV Registry in Russia

In a country in which HIV and homosexuality are stigmatized, the registry might be more sickness than cure.

The Cable

This World AIDS Day, Consider Where in the World AIDS Is

On World AIDS Day and every other day, AIDS is a worldwide phenomenon.

Dispatch

Russia’s Silent HIV Epidemic

Apathy and political expedience have shaped the Kremlin’s frozen-in-time views on the virus. Will officials finally act to prevent a national health crisis?

Sightlines

Innovations: Why the Future of Search and Rescue Might Rely on this Drone

Every year, Switzerland responds to about 1,000 backcountry search-and-rescue (SAR) emergencies—hikers injured in falls, thrill-seekers who’ve gone missing, campers stranded by rock slides or floods. ...

Feature

Obama Dreams of an AIDS-Free Generation

But if Washington doesn’t put more money behind its ambitious rhetoric, HIV could make a major comeback. An investigation on the front line of the disease.

Passport

Rumors About AIDS Shuts Down Sri Lankan School

After rumors a Sri Lankan boy had AIDS, his classmates stopped showing up to school.

Shadow Government

The House that Bush Built

How Barack Obama embraced the fight against AIDS and malaria that George W. Bush began.

Passport

Lottery Ticket Approach Leads to Drastic Reduction in HIV Prevalence

A lottery program in Lesotho led to a 21.4 percent reduction in HIV incidence among participants over a two-year period.

Voice

‘Here They Can Be Themselves’

How the trials and triumphs of an ancient transgender community could make headway for the slow-moving fight against a blame-the-victim culture in India.

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