Students discuss a more nuanced approach to AIDS in Africa

Yahya Salih, Staff Writer

October 23, 2015

Over $10 billion has made its way into Africa for the development of vaccines and the treatment of diseases.

However, since African countries are often treated as if they were one, these efforts are unable to reach their true potential.

“When we look at Africa in elementary, middle and high school, we speak of (African countries) as if they were homogenic” said Interim Director of Study Abroad Daniel Diaz.

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Truvada offers hope for those at risk of HIV

Francesca Quigley, Staff Writer

September 25, 2015

At the end of 2014, about 36.9 million people were living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus worldwide. There are over 1.2 million people living with HIV in the United States.

A new treatment called Truvada has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration, and it is showing great success in the prevention of acquiring HIV.

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