Dec 2, 2014

Ethiopia tests thousands for HIV in record attempt

More than 3,300 people were tested for HIV Sunday in the Ethiopian region of Gambella, a massive turnout that exceeded expectations among AIDS campaigners who had hoped to test 2,000 people, according to local officials. Rahel Gettu, an official with the U.N. Aids agency ...

Apr 5, 2013

Antibodies 'map' to vaccine for AIDS found

Scientists on a quest for an antibody-based AIDS vaccine said Wednesday they found promising clues in the uncommonly “robust” natural immune response of a patient in Africa. Studying blood samples over a three-year period after the person was infected, researchers were witness to a ...

Ex-top U.S. doctor Koop dies at 96

Feb 27, 2013

Ex-top U.S. doctor Koop dies at 96

C. Everett Koop, the former surgeon general of the United States who started the government’s public discussion of AIDS during the administration of Ronald Reagan, died Monday at his home in Hanover, New Hampshire. He was 96. A spokeswoman for the C. Everett Koop ...