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San Francisco Serves As Global Model For Cities In Preventing, Treating HIV, New York Times Reports

New York Times: San Francisco Is Changing Face of AIDS Treatment
“…San Francisco … is turning the tide against HIV and serving as a model for other cities. The city that was once the epidemic’s ground zero now has only a few hundred new cases a year, the result of a raft of creative programs that have sent infection rates plummeting. ‘I love the San Francisco model,’ said Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. ‘…[T]here’s no excuse for everyone not doing it.’ Last week, the World Health Organization essentially agreed…” (McNeil, 10/5).

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