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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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In April the first International AIDS Conference is held in Atlanta.
which produces AIDS Walk Los Angeles and other walks across the country.
His wife, Melinda, lashed out at political and religious leaders who insist on abstinence to fight AIDS.
Reprinted from Gardening in Clay: Reflections on AIDS, by Ronald O.
In relation to HIV/AIDS, which is increasingly being recognized as a disease of the poor, it would seem reasonable for one to expect a broad agreement to the proposition that it is bad for African people to be dying of AIDS, almost defenseless against it because of their absolute poverty.
Although people still die of AIDS and related conditions, it is now unusual to lose a friend 6 months after diagnosis.
Victim by victim, AIDS is steadily boring through the heart of the small town of Lavumisa in southern Swaziland.
AIDS is still stigmatized in Africa, and orphans suffer most.
10th European AIDS Conference/EACS, November 17-20, 2005, in Dublin, http://www.
The aWake Project: Uniting Against the African AIDS Crisis Edited by Jenny Eaton and Kate Etue W Publishing Group, October 2002 $14.
Brechtl: The AIDS Discrete Program was initiated in 1989 as the first long-term treatment site for patients with advanced AIDS and subsequently grew into a 156-bed unit.