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Conservative prostitution bill will keep HIV rates highDecriminalization of sex work is the best way to lower HIV rates, so critics ask why our Conservative government is not listening
Malaysian Plane Crash May Be a Major Blow to AIDS ResearchMH17 passenger plane was carrying more than 100 public health experts on their way to the International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, according to several news reports. Their deaths have prompted an outpouring of grief from the scientific community.
HIV incidence among gay and bisexual men shows no meaningful decreaseThe number of new HIV diagnoses in British Columbia has steadily declined in the past decade – but not for gay and bisexual men, who have shown no meaningful decreases and accounted for nearly two-thirds of new cases in 2012, according to a new report from B.C.’s provincial health officer.