Newspapers Across the Country Feature AIDS-Related Stories in Advance of World AIDS Day
Many newspapers are covering HIV/AIDS-related stories today in advance of World AIDS Day tomorrow. A brief description of some of these articles, listed in alphabetical order by newspaper, follows:
- Baltimore Sun, "Initiative Aims to Increase HIV Testing, Counseling": Discusses the Baltimore's new plan to stop the "skyrocketing" number of HIV/AIDS cases (Sugg, Baltimore Sun, 11/30).
- Cincinnati Enquirer, "AIDS Infects More Locally": Advocates in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana warn that the number of new HIV/AIDS cases is rising (Bonfield, Cincinnati Enquirer, 11/30).
- Denver Post, "'AIDS Kids' Embrace Future": Reports on a Colorado hospital program that works specifically with the growing number of children and teens born with HIV/AIDS (Auge, Denver Post, 11/30).
- AP/Detroit News, "AIDS Leaves World Scarred": Reports on the "transforming and scarring" effect HIV/AIDS has had on the world in the last 20 years (Nessman, AP/Detroit News, 11/30).
- AP/New Orleans Times-Picayune, "Artist's Massive Painting Sets Size Record, Honors Young People Touched by AIDS": Covers tomorrow's unveiling at the North Carolina Museum of Art of the "largest [painting] by a single artist." Pieces of the painting will be sold to benefit children with AIDS (Waggoner, AP/New Orleans Times-Picayune, 11/30).
- Wall Street Journal, "Enlisting Multinationals in Battle": Reports that U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Richard Holbrooke is urging multinational companies working in Africa and other "AIDS-wracked" areas to offer AIDS-related benefits to their employees (Schoofs, Wall Street Journal, 11/30).
- Wall Street Journal, "New Challenges in Fighting AIDS": Examines the difficulties that arise now that AIDS treatments are affordable enough for one person, "but only one," in many African families (Zimmerman, Wall Street Journal, 11/30).
- Washington Post, "District Convenes Meeting on AIDS": Reports on D.C.'s AIDS conference, which began yesterday, that aims to "drive down the AIDS rate" in the city (DeMillo, Washington Post, 11/30).