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AIDS

Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Persons who are HIV-positive, or who have AIDS, are protected from discrimination by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other federal and state legislation. This extends to decisions to buy, rent, or sell. Further, in many states it is considered a violation of privacy to reveal that a former tenant or owner was HIV-positive or suffered from AIDS.

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The CDC links AIDS to blood and identifies risk groups: gay and bisexual men, injection-drug users, hemophiliacs, and Haitian natives.
He founded AIDS Walk Los Angeles in 1984, when the country was just awakening to the disease thought to strike only gay men.
In his closing address, United Nations special envoy on HIV/AIDS for Africa Stephen Lewis blasted governments and institutions like the UN for the continued "diminution of the fights of women," and said that as long as men "control the bastions of power" AIDS will not be broken.
Today, as highlighted at the 2004 World AIDS Conference, the Global Health Fund continues to fall short of meeting its $10 billion annual goal.
Likewise, while many people have noted that Bush's new budget includes far less money for AIDS than the $2.
AIDS dementia, central nervous system toxoplasmosis, progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy, and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma are common causes for the disorders.
In New York City, according to the Housing Works report, people of color make up almost 80 percent of people living with AIDS, but groups of color received only 35 percent of $63 million in AIDS Institute funding.
The demonization and marginalization of people with AIDS only made prevention and treatment more difficult.
CULTURE COMPARISON: A UN report concludes that AIDS in Africa is out of control because it is hard to change people's culture.
South Africa has the highest incidence of AIDS in the world.
AIDS Vaccine 2005, September 6-9, 2005, in Montreal, http://www.