Hiv Sufferers Have a Responsibility

A major drive to find a cure for AIDS was announced last week by Donna Shalala, President Clinton's Secretary of Health and Human Services. Researchers from the private sector, gay activists and government officials were teamed up to accelerate the search for an effective treatment. Yet even highly optimistic observers do not expect a cure to be found before the end of this century. Still, as the Shalala announcement's exclusive focus on cure highlights, it is not acceptable to explore publicly the measures that could curb the spread of the disease by slowing the transmission of HIV, the virus that causes...

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