Daily Archives: December 18, 2013

International AIDS Society to India: Return of anti-gay law a “major setback” to country’s HIV response

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Within the week that India’s Supreme Court reinstated the nation’s colonial-era anti-sodomy law, a letter from the International AIDS Society has counted the ways the decision brings harm to the country, its sexual minority populations, its response to its HIV/AIDS epidemics, and to other Commonwealth nations, for which, during the last four years, India had […]

Dr. Robert Gallo on HIV, Polio, Influenza and why he started the Global Virus Network: “Humans have a memory span of 30 years, and I can prove it”

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Listening to Robert Gallo talk about viruses is a little like listening to your grandfather talk about how things have changed since he was a boy. He rambles, ruminates, digresses, is in no hurry, and you listen. It’s not just that Gallo, who pioneered the field of retrovirology at the National Institutes of Health with […]