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NIH pledges $5M toward dual heroin-HIV vaccine

The federal government is pledging $5 million toward a military medical researcher's work on a dual vaccine to treat heroin addiction and prevent infection with the AIDS virus.

Friday - 07/27/2012, 07:36am EDT

Tags: Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, heroin, AIDS

Expert: D.C., Balto. need Africa-style 'War on AIDS'

There's a dire AIDS and HIV problem in D.C., but the numbers for the entire D.C.-Baltimore corridor are staggering.

Wednesday - 07/25/2012, 09:27am EDT

Tags: AIDS, HIV, Paula Wolfson

13 AIDS activists arrested outside White House

Thirteen AIDS activists were arrested outside the White House after tying dollar bills and pill bottles to the executive mansion's fence and calling for better funding of HIV and AIDS programs.

Tuesday - 07/24/2012, 04:29pm EDT

Tags: AIDS, White House

National Cathedral to host AIDS memorial service

Washington National Cathedral is displaying sections of the AIDS Memorial Quilt along with many other sites in the nation's capital, and the cathedral plans to host an interfaith memorial service this weekend.

Tuesday - 07/17/2012, 01:43am EDT

Tags: AIDS, National Cathedral

Early outrage over AIDS crisis reaches DC stage

Friday - 06/15/2012, 03:23pm EDT

Tags: AIDS, D.C.

Promising signs of a vaccine for HIV

Results from a recent trial in Thailand have renewed hope that a preventive HIV vaccine may be on the horizon.

Thursday - 02/02/2012, 07:31am EST

Tags: thomas warren, Generation Positive, AIDS, HIV


HIV/AIDS: The U.S. vs. Germany

Both Washington, D.C. and New York City have an extremely high prevalence of HIV infections, with 123,000 living with the virus. That's 56,000 more infections than in the entire country of Germany.

Thursday - 02/02/2012, 07:26am EST

Tags: thomas warren, HIV, AIDS, Germany, Jim Graham, Generation Positive


Generation Positive - An in-depth look at the HIV epidemic

The Human Immunodeficiency Virus, known as HIV, has become one of the most notorious killers ever known to man. In "Generation Positive," a week-long series, WTOP's Thomas Warren takes an in-depth look at the HIV epidemic in the U.S. and D.C.

Friday - 01/27/2012, 03:12pm EST

Tags: thomas warren, HIV, AIDS, World Health Organization, Generation Positive

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