The AIDS Fight Is Still On

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Better drugs, awareness and treatment are doing their work against AIDS, but the fight isn't over until the number of people with the virus drops to zero, activists say. Saturday is World AIDS Day, and events to mark the date are happening across Portland from now until Dec. 5.More than 5,000 Oregonians are living with HIV/AIDS, and about 76 percent of them in the Portland metro area, according to ...   More
 
Friday, November 30, 2012 ANDREA DAMEWOOD

How to Survive a Plague

Battling AIDS beyond the ribbon.


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“Ninety-three through ’95 were the worst years,” says longtime AIDS activist David Barr near the close of How to Survive a Plague. “And then we got lucky.” The sentiment captures the gen   More
 
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 SAUNDRA SORENSON

Morrison Bridge to Turn Red in Honor of World AIDS Day


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If you drive over the Morrison Bridge this Wednesday evening, you may notice it's illuminated in red to raise awareness of World AIDS Day. Portland will be one of more than 30 U.S. cities to light up distinctive landmarks on Dec. 1 in red, highlighting health officials' goal of ending mother-to-child transmission of HIV by the year 2015. Also worth noting is that Starbucks and Dell will be ...   More
 
Monday, November 29, 2010 STACY BROWNHILL

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