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One in five U.S. adult infected with HIV do not know it.

HIV, AIDs Rate Increasing Among Blacks, Hispanics in California

The health data analysis revealed that between 1988 and 2008 the number of white people with HIV/AIDS had almost doubled, while the number of cases for blacks had tripled and it was up more than five times for Hispanics. Native Americans and Asian/Pacific Islanders with HIV/AIDs has also increased dramatically in number, but the overall representation number is still low.
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Nicki Minaj Doll from Mattel: Bidding Starts at $1,000

Nicki Minaj is excited that Mattel has made a Barbie Doll in her image, to auction at on Dec. 7 and featured at Divine Design's five-day event and gala at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. Bids will be received through Dec. 19 and will start at an eye-popping $1,000.
At a celebrity-studded World AIDS Day event on Thursday, Obama challenged other nations to boost their commitments to fund treatment and called on China to "step up" as a major donor in the effort to expand access to AIDS drugs.

Obama Raises U.S. Goal on Fighting AIDS

President Barack Obama vowed to boost U.S. efforts to fight AIDS with a new target of providing treatment to 6 million people worldwide by 2013, up from an earlier goal of 4 million.
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World AIDS Day 2011: Obama Combats HIV as Stigma, Apathy Stall Progress

World AIDS Day 2011 marks the 30th anniversary of HIV. While tremendous progress has been made, cases continue to rise worldwide, with treatment still largely unavailable to the poor. President Obama aims to combat stigma and apathy about HIV/AIDS, and increase available medication, with a joint U.S.-global initiative targeting 15 countries most affected by the deadly disease.
Fashion World Unites to Raise Awareness on World AIDS Day

Fashion World Unites to Raise Awareness on World AIDS Day

International fashion retailers and high-end luxury brands across the globe have joined hands to raise awareness and fight the debilitating immune-related condition, HIV/AIDS on the occasion of the World AIDS Day on Dec.1, 2011.
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HIV Infection among Female Sex Workers Declines: World Bank

A recent study, Impact of Targeted Interventions on Heterosexual Transmission of HIV in India, by the World Bank has found a significant decline in the prevalence of the HIV virus among female sex workers and young women (15-24 years) in the South Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra, and Tamil Nadu.
One in five U.S. adult infected with HIV do not know it.

Few in US with HIV Have Virus Under Control

Only 28 percent of the 1.2 million Americans living with HIV have the infection under control, increasing the risk that they will spread the disease to others, U.S. health officials said on Tuesday.
There was a total of 3,000 gay and bisexual men who were diagnosed with HIV in 2010, the highest ever annual number, according to a new report.

Many Americans Unaware of Being HIV-Infected

One in every five HIV-positive Americans are unaware of their condition, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports. That's 240,000, out of 1.2 million Americans, of whom just an estimated 28 percent have the infection under control.
Three Chinese signatories filed separate lawsuits against their local governments after provincial education bureaus rejected their applications for teaching jobs because mandatory blood tests revealed they were HIV positive, even though they had passed w

HIV-Positive Men Urge China Premier to End Discrimination

Three prospective school teachers have appealed to Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao to end discrimination against people with HIV after they said they were wrongly denied teaching jobs because their employers discovered they had the virus that causes AIDS.
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6 Deaths as British Churches Claim to Cure HIV with Prayer

At least six people have died of AIDS after evangelical churches in Great Britain told them that God had cured their HIV and that they could stop taking medication, according to a Sky News investigation. Another person thinks he infected his partner after his church told him he could have unprotected sex and start a family.


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