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Despite recent
pro-gay legislative advances, South Africa has jumped on
the international bandwagon and decided to bar gay men from
donating blood because of a perceived higher risk of
HIV infection.

January 14 2006 12:00 AM
January 13 2006 12:00 AM

Study subjects
stopping treatment were twice as likely to develop
AIDS-related complications.

January 13 2006 12:00 AM
January 12 2006 12:00 AM