Archive for the ‘Article On Aids’ Category

The epicenter of the AIDS epidemic in America is Atlanta and the southeast, and among the hardest hit populations are gay and bisexual black men. According to the CDC, half of them will be diagnosed with HIV in their lifetimes if current trends continue. William Brangham reports with support from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting in the second part of the NewsHour’s “The End of AIDS?” series.
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Every year, more than 13,000 people die of AIDS in the United States. In Britain, Germany and France, it’s less than 250. What explains the difference?

This video is based on an article I wrote in The New Republic last year:
http://www.newrepublic.com/article/117691/aids-hit-united-states-harder-other-developed-countries-why

And before you yell at me in the comments: Yes, differences in AIDS surveillance systems also explain some of the variance. I wrote about this here: http://www.newrepublic.com/article/117789/aids-data-country-why-its-difficult-compare-them

Thanks a lot to Forrest Gray for letting me use his beautiful song, ‘Sunset’, in this video:
https://soundcloud.com/search?q=forrest%20grey%20sunset

Thanks also to Dan Deacon, for releasing the stems of his excellent music on Soundcloud:

For more information on the article and other essays and videos, see http://rottenindenmark.wordpress.com