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Science, PBS NewsHour Continue ‘Far From Over’ Series On HIV/AIDS In Nigeria, Russia, Florida

Science: Ending AIDS? These three places show the epidemic is far from over
“At first glance, Nigeria, Russia, and Florida have little in common. But each has had difficulty mounting an effective response to HIV/AIDS at a time when neighboring countries or states, buoyed by recent research advances, have made progress toward bringing their epidemics to an end. … [T]hese stories describe the distinct challenges that have hampered each locale’s response to HIV/AIDS. And they highlight people who are confronting those shortcomings and coming up with tailor-made, local solutions. Science produced these stories in collaboration with the PBS NewsHour, which is airing a companion five-part series. Reporting for this project was supported by the Pulitzer Center…” (Cohen/You, 6/14).

PBS NewsHour: Why Miami is the epicenter of new HIV cases in the U.S.
“The tourist mecca of Miami is also a hotbed of HIV transmission. While city and state officials have launched an ambitious plan to tackle the crisis, William Brangham and Jason Kane join Jon Cohen of Science magazine to look at how and why it’s gotten so bad. This report is part of the NewsHour’s ongoing series ‘The End of AIDS: Far From Over,’ with support from the Pulitzer Center” (Brangham/Kane, 6/14).

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