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U.N. Warns of HIV/AIDS Spread

Tue Jul 2, 2002

By HARMONIE TOROS, Associated Press Writer

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - New evidence shows that the HIV/AIDS epidemic has not peaked and the HIV virus is now spreading rapidly in the world's most populous countries, including China, India and Indonesia, according to a U.N. report.

The UNAIDS report on the HIV/AIDS epidemic released Tuesday also warned that unsafe sex in Europe and North America was leading to higher rates of infection, with Eastern Europe suffering from the highest increase in new infections.

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Sexual Traditions Tied to African Women's HIV Risk

Fri May 31, 2002 

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Cultural norms surrounding sex and marriage help explain why young women in sub-Saharan Africa are more likely to have HIV compared with men their age, according to researchers.

Their study of nearly 10,000 men and women in rural Zimbabwe found that, among other things, the fact that young females typically have sex with older men--mainly within marriage or in the quest to "secure" a husband--puts them at increased risk of HIV infection.

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Clues Found to Circumcision's HIV-Protective Effect

Tue May 28, 2002

By Emma Hitt, PhD

ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters Health) - Circumcision, or removal of the foreskin of the penis, is known to reduce the risk of HIV infection, and now researchers may understand why. The findings could help in the development of new therapies to prevent the spread of the AIDS causing virus.

According to Carlos R. Estrada from Rush-Presbyterian-St.

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Scientists Find New HIV Hiding Place

May 13, 2002

By Jacqueline Stenson

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Researchers say they have found a new place in the body where the AIDS virus can hide out, even in the face of powerful drug therapies.

"Our findings show that a type of NK (natural killer) cell--an important cell of the immune system--can be infected by HIV," said study author Dr. George N.

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KEY QUESTIONS ABOUT HIV

By Etienne de Harven, MD

Etienne de Harven, MD, is Professor Emeritus of Pathology, University of Toronto, and member of President T. Mbeki AIDS Advisory Panel

Translation of a lecture given by Prof. Etienne de Harven, in French, on September 14, 2001, in Grasse (France) during the 5th International Colloquium on "Drug addiction, Hepatitis and AIDS" (THS 5) the original text of the lecture being currently "in press" in the Proceedings of the conference.

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AIDS - How San Francisco Misspends The Money ...Squandering The Lion's Share

By Wayne Turner

San Francisco Chronicle (6-3-1), 7-3-1

An epidemiologist with San Francisco's Department of Public Health sent shock waves through the various AIDS and medical communities last year when he told reporters that San Francisco faced HIV infection rates "comparable to sub-Saharan Africa."

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The History of the Development of AIDS

Chapter Excerpt from “State Origin: The Evidence of the Laboratory Birth of AIDS”

by Boyd E. Graves, J.D.

The true history of the origin of AIDS can be traced throughout the 20th Century and back to 1878. On April 29 of that year the United States passed a “FEDERAL QUARANTINE ACT”.

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AIDS and HIV

22 Million Dead World Wide

200 African deaths an hour.

5000 dead each day.

80% New Infections in the USA are African American

1 in 7 Black males in the U.S.A have HIV

40,000 newly infected each year

African Americans are 12% of the nation's population, but represent the majority of all AIDS cases

These are our government's latest statistics. Sound like a genocide plot?

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Supreme Court Brief

OVERVIEW OF THE PETITION

Boyd E. Graves petitions the high Court to seek resolution of a burning social issue not previously addressed by the Court. Since the onset of AIDS in 1979, less and less scrutiny has been focused on the genesis of the pandemic, in which to (allegedly) concentrate on education, treatment and prevention. After receiving an HIV positive diagnosis in 1992, petitioner began a relentless pursuit to find the truth.

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