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The Lancet has published a new series warning an AIDS-free generation is impossible unless the disease is tackled among sex workers.

Sex Workers Seek HIV Prevention

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FILE - Two marmots, prairie animals also known as the "tarbagans", meet at the entrance of their lair in Yushu, west China's Qinghai province.

Parts of Chinese City in Quarantine After Plague Death

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Activists display placards during a rally at the AIDS Conference 2014 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) in Melbourne, on July 22, 2014.

Despite Advances in AIDS Treatment, Stigma Lingers

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Since moving to a Haitian orphanage, Venise Louis has become a diligent student.

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Ifeanyi Orazulike delivers health information and support to sexual minorities in Abuja, Nigeria.

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